Pending ID – Tiphiidae

#1.Late November 2011
Knocklofty Reserve, Hobart
Male feeding female

#2.Late October 2011
Knocklofty Reserve, Hobart
male

# 2.1
Mid January
Sisters Beach
Male flower wasps fighting over a female.

#3.Late December 2010
Spring Beach
female

#4.Late April 2011
Knocklofty Reserve, Hobart
female

#5.  Late December 2010
Spring Beach
female
   

#6.Early January 2014
Sisters Beach

#7. Early October 2013
Bridport
female

#8. Early October 2010
New Town Rivulet, Lenah Valley

#9. Late September 2010
Knocklofty Reserve, Hobart

#10. Mid November 2015
Knocklofty Reserve, Hobart

#11. Late December 2015
Sisters Beach
Only a few mm long
 

#12. Late March 2017
Knocklofty Reserve, Hobart

#13. Early January 2016
Sisters Beach

#14  Early January 2016
Sisters Beach.

#15. Very small male 1.5 cm?
Mid February 2016
Knocklofty Reserve, Hobart

#15.1. Mid February 2018
Knocklofty Reserve, Hobart

#16.  A collection of at least 4 males sheltering under curls of Eucalypt Bark at 9am on a cool morning.
Mid September 2016
Waverley Park, Bellerive
     

#17. Males sheltering from rain amongst Eucalypt foliage
Mid September 2016
Knocklofty Reserve, Hobart
 

#18. Early October 2018
Mount Field National Park.
   

#19. Male found dead on a branch
Mid April 2019
Alum Cliffs track, Mole Creek
 

#20. Late October 2019
Knocklofty Reserve, Hobart
 

#21. Late December 2021
Mount Field National Park.
IMG 6799

#22. Mid January 2020
Hellyer Beach
The female was trying hard to feed on some milky exudate, but was struggling in the strong wind.
IMG 7958  IMG 7962  IMG 7967

#23. Male and female caught in an enamel spider’s web.  The male was well wrapped, but the female ended up breaking free.
Mid December 2021
Lewisham
IMG 1814