Genus Sphenella

Sphenella ruficeps.

Mid December 2010
Mount Wellington
Associated with fireweed (Senecio sp.).
Spenella ruficeps Spenella ruficeps Spenella ruficeps

Mid December 2010
Knocklofty Reserve, Hobart

Late December 2016
Knocklofty Reserve, Hobart.
Female ovipositiing into slits in fireweed flowers.

Late December 2016
Knocklofty Reserve, Hobart.

Male
Late December 2016
Knocklofty Reserve, Hobart.

Mid January 2021
Hellyer Beach
IMG 7544  IMG 7552

Late November 2022
Peter Murrell Reserve, Blackmans Bay

Sphenella rucifeps  Sphenella rucifeps