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Amegilla sp. (genus)

Blue Banded Bee at Penrose, NSW

Amegilla sp. (genus) at Penrose, NSW - 9 Jan 2022
Amegilla sp. (genus) at Penrose, NSW - 9 Jan 2022
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Identification history

Amegilla sp. (genus) 13 Jan 2022 michael.batley
Amegilla cingulata 12 Jan 2022 Aussiegall

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   13 Jan 2022
It is certainly a Blue-banded Bee, but not A. cingulata which is not found south of Taree. The most likely possibility is Amegilla asserta, but the different blue banded species can be hard to tell apart.

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Lophyrotoma interrupta (Cattle Poisoning Sawfly) at Penrose, NSW - 23 Nov 2022 by Aussiegall Labium sp. (genus) (An Ichneumon wasp) at Penrose, NSW - 18 Nov 2022 by Aussiegall Agriomyia sp. (genus) (Yellow flower wasp) at Penrose, NSW - 14 Oct 2022 by Aussiegall Columba leucomela (White-headed Pigeon) at Penrose, NSW - 27 Aug 2022 by Aussiegall Pieris rapae (Cabbage White) at Penrose, NSW - 30 Jul 2022 by Aussiegall Anthochaera carunculata (Red Wattlebird) at Penrose, NSW - 25 Jul 2022 by Aussiegall Meliphaga lewinii (Lewin's Honeyeater) at Penrose, NSW - 7 Jun 2022 by Aussiegall Trichosurus vulpecula (Common Brushtail Possum) at Penrose, NSW - 20 Apr 2022 by Aussiegall Litoria peronii (Peron's Tree Frog, Emerald Spotted Tree Frog) at Penrose, NSW - 19 Apr 2022 by Aussiegall Orthodera ministralis (Green Mantid) at Penrose, NSW - 20 Mar 2022 by Aussiegall Graphium macleayanum (Macleay's Swallowtail) at Penrose, NSW - 20 Mar 2022 by Aussiegall Amphibolurus muricatus (Jacky Lizard) at Penrose, NSW - 20 Mar 2022 by Aussiegall Litoria peronii (Peron's Tree Frog, Emerald Spotted Tree Frog) at Penrose, NSW - 17 Mar 2022 by Aussiegall Amphibolurus muricatus (Jacky Lizard) at Penrose, NSW - 20 Feb 2022 by Aussiegall Limnodynastes dumerilii (Eastern Banjo Frog) at Penrose, NSW - 16 Feb 2022 by Aussiegall Amphibolurus muricatus (Jacky Lizard) at Penrose, NSW - 29 Jan 2022 by Aussiegall Zanda funerea (Yellow-tailed Black-Cockatoo) at Penrose, NSW - 25 Jan 2022 by Aussiegall Trichosurus vulpecula (Common Brushtail Possum) at Penrose, NSW - 10 Jan 2022 by Aussiegall Graphium macleayanum (Macleay's Swallowtail) at Penrose, NSW - 1 Jan 2022 by Aussiegall Eristalis tenax (Drone fly) at Penrose, NSW - 1 Jan 2022 by Aussiegall Delias nigrina (Black Jezebel) at Penrose, NSW - 1 Jan 2022 by Aussiegall Ellopidia sp. (genus) (Leaf Beetle) at Penrose, NSW - 28 Dec 2021 by Aussiegall Heteronympha merope (Common Brown) at Penrose, NSW - 16 Dec 2021 by Aussiegall Tisiphone abeona (Varied Sword-grass Brown) at Penrose, NSW - 9 Dec 2021 by Aussiegall Hesperilla ornata (Spotted Sedge-skipper) at Penrose, NSW - 7 Dec 2021 by Aussiegall Limnodynastes dumerilii (Eastern Banjo Frog) at Penrose, NSW - 19 Nov 2021 by Aussiegall Eurystomus orientalis (Dollarbird) at Penrose, NSW - 9 Nov 2021 by Aussiegall Xylonichus eucalypti (Green cockchafer beetle) at Penrose, NSW - 6 Oct 2021 by Aussiegall Turdus merula (Eurasian Blackbird) at Penrose, NSW - 18 Sep 2021 by Aussiegall Menura novaehollandiae (Superb Lyrebird) at Penrose, NSW - 27 Apr 2021 by Aussiegall Litoria peronii (Peron's Tree Frog, Emerald Spotted Tree Frog) at Penrose, NSW - 5 Apr 2021 by Aussiegall Papilio aegeus (Orchard Swallowtail, Large Citrus Butterfly) at Penrose, NSW - 7 Jan 2021 by Aussiegall Polyscias sambucifolia (Elderberry Panax) at Penrose, NSW - 29 Dec 2020 by Aussiegall Danaus plexippus (Monarch/Wanderer) at Penrose, NSW - 8 Dec 2020 by Aussiegall Belenois java (Caper White) at Penrose, NSW - 20 Oct 2020 by Aussiegall Amphibolurus muricatus (Jacky Lizard) at Penrose, NSW - 28 Sep 2020 by Aussiegall Meliphaga lewinii (Lewin's Honeyeater) at Penrose, NSW - 30 Jul 2020 by Aussiegall Acanthiza lineata (Striated Thornbill) at Penrose, NSW - 24 Jun 2020 by Aussiegall Jalmenus evagoras (Imperial Hairstreak) at Penrose, NSW - 18 Apr 2020 by Aussiegall Omphalotus nidiformis (Ghost Fungus) at Penrose, NSW - 3 Apr 2020 by Aussiegall Amanita muscaria (Fly Agaric) at Penrose, NSW - 2 Apr 2020 by Aussiegall Zanda funerea (Yellow-tailed Black-Cockatoo) at Penrose, NSW - 1 Apr 2020 by Aussiegall Malurus cyaneus (Superb Fairywren) at Penrose, NSW - 18 Mar 2020 by Aussiegall Pseudocheirus peregrinus (Common Ringtail Possum) at Penrose, NSW - 23 Feb 2020 by Aussiegall Macropus giganteus (Eastern Grey Kangaroo) at Penrose, NSW - 21 Feb 2020 by Aussiegall Cacatua galerita (Sulphur-crested Cockatoo) at Penrose, NSW - 20 Feb 2020 by Aussiegall Notamacropus rufogriseus (Red-necked Wallaby) at Penrose, NSW - 11 Feb 2020 by Aussiegall Macropus giganteus (Eastern Grey Kangaroo) at Penrose, NSW - 11 Feb 2020 by Aussiegall Pachycephala pectoralis (Golden Whistler) at Penrose, NSW - 5 Feb 2020 by Aussiegall Zanda funerea (Yellow-tailed Black-Cockatoo) at Penrose, NSW - 21 Jan 2020 by Aussiegall Eurystomus orientalis (Dollarbird) at Penrose, NSW - 17 Dec 2019 by Aussiegall Amegilla (Notomegilla) chlorocyanea (Blue Banded Bee) at Penrose, NSW - 15 Dec 2019 by Aussiegall Platycercus eximius (Eastern Rosella) at Penrose, NSW - 8 Dec 2019 by Aussiegall Alisterus scapularis (Australian King-Parrot) at Penrose, NSW - 7 Oct 2019 by Aussiegall Macropygia phasianella (Brown Cuckoo-dove) at Penrose, NSW - 7 Oct 2019 by Aussiegall Amphibolurus muricatus (Jacky Lizard) at Penrose, NSW - 12 Sep 2019 by Aussiegall Ptilonorhynchus violaceus (Satin Bowerbird) at Penrose, NSW - 3 Sep 2019 by Aussiegall Eopsaltria australis (Eastern Yellow Robin) at Penrose, NSW - 20 May 2019 by Aussiegall Trichoglossus moluccanus (Rainbow Lorikeet) at Penrose, NSW - 17 Feb 2019 by Aussiegall
Lophyrotoma interrupta (Cattle Poisoning Sawfly) at Penrose, NSW - 23 Nov 2022 by Aussiegall
Labium sp. (genus) (An Ichneumon wasp) at Penrose, NSW - 18 Nov 2022 by Aussiegall
Agriomyia sp. (genus) (Yellow flower wasp) at Penrose, NSW - 14 Oct 2022 by Aussiegall
Columba leucomela (White-headed Pigeon) at Penrose, NSW - 27 Aug 2022 by Aussiegall
Pieris rapae (Cabbage White) at Penrose, NSW - 30 Jul 2022 by Aussiegall
Anthochaera carunculata (Red Wattlebird) at Penrose, NSW - 25 Jul 2022 by Aussiegall
Meliphaga lewinii (Lewin's Honeyeater) at Penrose, NSW - 7 Jun 2022 by Aussiegall
Trichosurus vulpecula (Common Brushtail Possum) at Penrose, NSW - 20 Apr 2022 by Aussiegall
Litoria peronii (Peron's Tree Frog, Emerald Spotted Tree Frog) at Penrose, NSW - 19 Apr 2022 by Aussiegall
Orthodera ministralis (Green Mantid) at Penrose, NSW - 20 Mar 2022 by Aussiegall
Graphium macleayanum (Macleay's Swallowtail) at Penrose, NSW - 20 Mar 2022 by Aussiegall
Amphibolurus muricatus (Jacky Lizard) at Penrose, NSW - 20 Mar 2022 by Aussiegall
Litoria peronii (Peron's Tree Frog, Emerald Spotted Tree Frog) at Penrose, NSW - 17 Mar 2022 by Aussiegall
Amphibolurus muricatus (Jacky Lizard) at Penrose, NSW - 20 Feb 2022 by Aussiegall
Limnodynastes dumerilii (Eastern Banjo Frog) at Penrose, NSW - 16 Feb 2022 by Aussiegall
Amphibolurus muricatus (Jacky Lizard) at Penrose, NSW - 29 Jan 2022 by Aussiegall
Zanda funerea (Yellow-tailed Black-Cockatoo) at Penrose, NSW - 25 Jan 2022 by Aussiegall
Trichosurus vulpecula (Common Brushtail Possum) at Penrose, NSW - 10 Jan 2022 by Aussiegall
Graphium macleayanum (Macleay's Swallowtail) at Penrose, NSW - 1 Jan 2022 by Aussiegall
Eristalis tenax (Drone fly) at Penrose, NSW - 1 Jan 2022 by Aussiegall
Delias nigrina (Black Jezebel) at Penrose, NSW - 1 Jan 2022 by Aussiegall
Ellopidia sp. (genus) (Leaf Beetle) at Penrose, NSW - 28 Dec 2021 by Aussiegall
Heteronympha merope (Common Brown) at Penrose, NSW - 16 Dec 2021 by Aussiegall
Tisiphone abeona (Varied Sword-grass Brown) at Penrose, NSW - 9 Dec 2021 by Aussiegall
Hesperilla ornata (Spotted Sedge-skipper) at Penrose, NSW - 7 Dec 2021 by Aussiegall
Limnodynastes dumerilii (Eastern Banjo Frog) at Penrose, NSW - 19 Nov 2021 by Aussiegall
Eurystomus orientalis (Dollarbird) at Penrose, NSW - 9 Nov 2021 by Aussiegall
Xylonichus eucalypti (Green cockchafer beetle) at Penrose, NSW - 6 Oct 2021 by Aussiegall
Turdus merula (Eurasian Blackbird) at Penrose, NSW - 18 Sep 2021 by Aussiegall
Menura novaehollandiae (Superb Lyrebird) at Penrose, NSW - 27 Apr 2021 by Aussiegall
Litoria peronii (Peron's Tree Frog, Emerald Spotted Tree Frog) at Penrose, NSW - 5 Apr 2021 by Aussiegall
Papilio aegeus (Orchard Swallowtail, Large Citrus Butterfly) at Penrose, NSW - 7 Jan 2021 by Aussiegall
Polyscias sambucifolia (Elderberry Panax) at Penrose, NSW - 29 Dec 2020 by Aussiegall
Danaus plexippus (Monarch/Wanderer) at Penrose, NSW - 8 Dec 2020 by Aussiegall
Belenois java (Caper White) at Penrose, NSW - 20 Oct 2020 by Aussiegall
Amphibolurus muricatus (Jacky Lizard) at Penrose, NSW - 28 Sep 2020 by Aussiegall
Meliphaga lewinii (Lewin's Honeyeater) at Penrose, NSW - 30 Jul 2020 by Aussiegall
Acanthiza lineata (Striated Thornbill) at Penrose, NSW - 24 Jun 2020 by Aussiegall
Jalmenus evagoras (Imperial Hairstreak) at Penrose, NSW - 18 Apr 2020 by Aussiegall
Omphalotus nidiformis (Ghost Fungus) at Penrose, NSW - 3 Apr 2020 by Aussiegall
Amanita muscaria (Fly Agaric) at Penrose, NSW - 2 Apr 2020 by Aussiegall
Zanda funerea (Yellow-tailed Black-Cockatoo) at Penrose, NSW - 1 Apr 2020 by Aussiegall
Malurus cyaneus (Superb Fairywren) at Penrose, NSW - 18 Mar 2020 by Aussiegall
Pseudocheirus peregrinus (Common Ringtail Possum) at Penrose, NSW - 23 Feb 2020 by Aussiegall
Macropus giganteus (Eastern Grey Kangaroo) at Penrose, NSW - 21 Feb 2020 by Aussiegall
Cacatua galerita (Sulphur-crested Cockatoo) at Penrose, NSW - 20 Feb 2020 by Aussiegall
Notamacropus rufogriseus (Red-necked Wallaby) at Penrose, NSW - 11 Feb 2020 by Aussiegall
Macropus giganteus (Eastern Grey Kangaroo) at Penrose, NSW - 11 Feb 2020 by Aussiegall
Pachycephala pectoralis (Golden Whistler) at Penrose, NSW - 5 Feb 2020 by Aussiegall
Zanda funerea (Yellow-tailed Black-Cockatoo) at Penrose, NSW - 21 Jan 2020 by Aussiegall
Eurystomus orientalis (Dollarbird) at Penrose, NSW - 17 Dec 2019 by Aussiegall
Amegilla (Notomegilla) chlorocyanea (Blue Banded Bee) at Penrose, NSW - 15 Dec 2019 by Aussiegall
Platycercus eximius (Eastern Rosella) at Penrose, NSW - 8 Dec 2019 by Aussiegall
Alisterus scapularis (Australian King-Parrot) at Penrose, NSW - 7 Oct 2019 by Aussiegall
Macropygia phasianella (Brown Cuckoo-dove) at Penrose, NSW - 7 Oct 2019 by Aussiegall
Amphibolurus muricatus (Jacky Lizard) at Penrose, NSW - 12 Sep 2019 by Aussiegall
Ptilonorhynchus violaceus (Satin Bowerbird) at Penrose, NSW - 3 Sep 2019 by Aussiegall
Eopsaltria australis (Eastern Yellow Robin) at Penrose, NSW - 20 May 2019 by Aussiegall
Trichoglossus moluccanus (Rainbow Lorikeet) at Penrose, NSW - 17 Feb 2019 by Aussiegall

Location information

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 3 Abundance
  • 9 Jan 2022 04:42 PM Recorded on
  • Aussiegall Recorded by

Additional information

  • salvia Associated plant
  • 5mm to 12mm Animal size
  • Unknown Gender

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