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Small Hover Fly Melanostoma fasciatum

Observer

jon_sullivan

Date

October 19, 2017 10:13 AM NZDT
Small Hover Fly - Photo (c) steve_kerr, some rights reserved (CC BY), uploaded by Steve Kerr
greenfran's ID: Small Hover Fly (Melanostoma fasciatum)
Added on December 01, 2017. 2 People agree, 0 disagree

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pohanginapete

Date

March 3, 2017 10:55 AM +13

Description

On the roof of the car at the No. 1 Line carpark. The diagnostic reddish distal part of the setae is clearly visible. Note that Bothrophora lupina is NOT the only species; the genus includes at least two species (see Steve Kerr's comment in this observation).

Bothrophora - Photo (c) Danilo Hegg, all rights reserved
greenfran's ID: Genus Bothrophora, a member of Tachinid Flies (Family Tachinidae)
Added on October 14, 2017. 2 People agree, 0 disagree

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memopob

Date

March 2, 2017

Description

This family I think. This individual well covered in pollen and visiting Gentianella.

Leioproctus - Photo (c) steve_kerr, some rights reserved (CC BY), uploaded by Steve Kerr
greenfran's ID: Genus Leioproctus, a member of Plasterer Bees (Family Colletidae)
Added on October 14, 2017. 3 People agree, 1 disagrees

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ecoman

Date

January 3, 2013 02:27 PM NZDT

Description

Native bee similar size to honey bee

Nesocolletes fulvescens - Photo (c) Danilo Hegg, all rights reserved
greenfran's ID: Nesocolletes fulvescens, a member of Plasterer Bees (Family Colletidae)
Added on October 14, 2017. 0 People agree, 3 disagree

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What

Buff-tailed Bumble Bee Bombus terrestris

Observer

alexbee

Date

September 29, 2017 01:07 PM +13
Bumble Bees - Photo (c) sankax, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
greenfran's ID: Bumble Bees (Genus Bombus)
Added on October 14, 2017. 3 People agree, 0 disagree

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What

Buff-tailed Bumble Bee Bombus terrestris

Observer

alexbee

Date

September 29, 2017 01:07 PM +13
Buff-tailed Bumble Bee - Photo (c) Mick Talbot, some rights reserved (CC BY)
greenfran's ID: Buff-tailed Bumble Bee (Bombus terrestris)
Added on October 14, 2017. 3 People agree, 0 disagree

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What

Buff-tailed Bumble Bee Bombus terrestris

Observer

alexbee

Date

September 29, 2017 01:07 PM +13
Bumble Bees - Photo (c) sankax, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
greenfran's ID: Bumble Bees (Genus Bombus)
Added on October 14, 2017. 3 People agree, 0 disagree

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ecoman

Date

September 11, 2017
Calliphora - Photo (c) Marcello Consolo, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA)
greenfran's ID: Genus Calliphora, a member of Blow Flies (Family Calliphoridae)
Added on October 14, 2017. 0 People agree, 2 disagree

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michellelambert

Date

February 2, 2017 01:48 PM NZDT

Description

Heaps of little black bees flying between holes in the gravel of the river. Some seemed to be fighting.

Leioproctus - Photo (c) steve_kerr, some rights reserved (CC BY), uploaded by Steve Kerr
greenfran's ID: Genus Leioproctus, a member of Plasterer Bees (Family Colletidae)
Added on October 09, 2017. 2 People agree, 0 disagree

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simonnicholas

Date

October 7, 2016 02:29 PM +13
Calliphora - Photo (c) Marcello Consolo, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA)
greenfran's ID: Genus Calliphora, a member of Blow Flies (Family Calliphoridae)
Added on October 09, 2017. 2 People agree, 1 disagrees

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What

Hill's Brown Blowfly Calliphora hilli

Observer

bug_me

Date

August 23, 2017 04:30 PM NZST
Brown Blowfly - Photo (c) Steve Kerr, some rights reserved (CC BY)
greenfran's ID: Brown Blowfly (Calliphora stygia)
Added on October 09, 2017. 0 People agree, 3 disagree

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Brown Blowfly Calliphora stygia

Observer

steve_kerr

Date

November 3, 2012

Description

Calliphoridae: Calliphora stygia - Golden Haired Blowfly

Brown Blowfly - Photo (c) Steve Kerr, some rights reserved (CC BY)
greenfran's ID: Brown Blowfly (Calliphora stygia)
Added on October 09, 2017. 1 Person agrees, 0 disagree

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kyleb

Date

February 26, 2017 03:38 PM NZDT
Pales - Photo (c) Phil Bendle, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
greenfran's ID: Genus Pales, a member of Tachinid Flies (Family Tachinidae)
Added on October 09, 2017. 3 People agree, 0 disagree

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What

Hill's Brown Blowfly Calliphora hilli

Observer

steve_kerr

Date

October 1, 2017 06:17 PM NZDT
Hill's Brown Blowfly - Photo (c) jon, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), uploaded by Jon Sullivan
greenfran's ID: Hill's Brown Blowfly (Calliphora hilli)
Added on October 09, 2017. 1 Person agrees, 0 disagree

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ecoman

Date

September 11, 2017
Hill's Brown Blowfly - Photo (c) jon, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), uploaded by Jon Sullivan
greenfran's ID: Hill's Brown Blowfly (Calliphora hilli)
Added on October 09, 2017. 0 People agree, 2 disagree

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What

New Zealand Blue Blowfly Calliphora quadrimaculata

Observer

sea-kangaroo

Date

December 25, 2014 05:29 PM NZDT

Description

Large.

Tags

Calliphora - Photo (c) Marcello Consolo, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA)
greenfran's ID: Genus Calliphora, a member of Blow Flies (Family Calliphoridae)
Added on September 24, 2017. 4 People agree, 1 disagrees

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nzwide

Date

February 6, 2017 09:57 PM NZDT

Description

large stout fly about 10 - 11 mm in body length

Calliphora - Photo (c) Marcello Consolo, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA)
greenfran's ID: Genus Calliphora, a member of Blow Flies (Family Calliphoridae)
Added on September 24, 2017. 3 People agree, 1 disagrees

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What

Brown Blowfly Calliphora stygia

Observer

steve_kerr

Date

July 1, 2017 11:26 AM NZST

Description

3 presutural acrostichals
3 (+1 hidden) sternopleurals

Brown Blowfly - Photo (c) Steve Kerr, some rights reserved (CC BY)
greenfran's ID: Brown Blowfly (Calliphora stygia)
Added on September 24, 2017. 1 Person agrees, 0 disagree

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kyleb

Date

February 26, 2017 03:38 PM NZDT
Flies - Photo (c) Jerry Kirkhart, some rights reserved (CC BY)
greenfran's ID: Flies (Order Diptera)
Added on September 24, 2017. 3 People agree, 0 disagree

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What

Blow Flies Family Calliphoridae

Observer

zhaoyang_chen

Date

August 18, 2017 09:01 PM NZST

Description

Larva live inside the stag beetle's larva body and as food. I feed stag beetle but found that, interesting!

Xenocalliphora neozealandica - Photo (c) Danilo Hegg, all rights reserved
greenfran's ID: Xenocalliphora neozealandica, a member of Blow Flies (Family Calliphoridae)
Added on September 24, 2017. 1 Person agrees, 1 disagrees

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danilo_hegg

Date

February 23, 2016 12:46 PM NZDT

Description

Identified with Donovan (2007) Apoidea.
Antennae with 13 segments (including scape) make this a male.
Jugal lobe falling well short of vein cu-v makes this subgenus Nesocolletes.
Long white vestiture covering face entirely is characteriostic of N. maritimus.

On ragwort (Jacobaea vulgaris) flower.

Nesocolletes maritimus - Photo (c) Danilo Hegg, all rights reserved
greenfran's ID: Nesocolletes maritimus, a member of Plasterer Bees (Family Colletidae)
Added on September 22, 2017. 1 Person agrees, 0 disagree

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Bees, Thread-waisted Wasps, and Allies Superfamily Apoidea

Observer

ecoman

Date

January 8, 2016

Description

Hairy black coloured bee

Bees, Thread-waisted Wasps, and Allies - Photo (c) Landahlauts, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA)
greenfran's ID: Bees, Thread-waisted Wasps, and Allies (Superfamily Apoidea)
Added on September 22, 2017. 3 People agree, 0 disagree

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ecoman

Date

December 20, 2016

Description

Native bee possibly Leioproctus fulvescens

Leioproctus - Photo (c) steve_kerr, some rights reserved (CC BY), uploaded by Steve Kerr
greenfran's ID: Genus Leioproctus, a member of Plasterer Bees (Family Colletidae)
Added on September 22, 2017. 3 People agree, 0 disagree

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Buff-tailed Bumble Bee Bombus terrestris

Observer

nicky12433

Date

July 17, 2017 11:46 AM NZST
Buff-tailed Bumble Bee - Photo (c) Mick Talbot, some rights reserved (CC BY)
greenfran's ID: Buff-tailed Bumble Bee (Bombus terrestris)
Added on September 22, 2017. 1 Person agrees, 1 disagrees

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Buff-tailed Bumble Bee Bombus terrestris

Observer

penelopegillette

Date

August 31, 2017 02:41 PM NZST
Buff-tailed Bumble Bee - Photo (c) Mick Talbot, some rights reserved (CC BY)
greenfran's ID: Buff-tailed Bumble Bee (Bombus terrestris)
Added on September 22, 2017. 2 People agree, 1 disagrees

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What

Greenbottle Flies Genus Lucilia

Observer

tangatawhenua

Date

September 21, 2016 11:08 AM NZST

Description

I think this is the blue bottle fly

Greenbottle Flies - Photo (c) Michael H. King, all rights reserved, uploaded by mhking
greenfran's ID: Greenbottle Flies (Genus Lucilia)
Added on August 29, 2017. 4 People agree, 0 disagree

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Greenbottle Flies Genus Lucilia

Observer

tangatawhenua

Date

September 21, 2016 11:08 AM NZST

Description

I think this is the blue bottle fly

Blow Flies - Photo (c) Kim Moore, all rights reserved
greenfran's ID: Blow Flies (Family Calliphoridae)
Added on August 29, 2017. 4 People agree, 0 disagree

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