Waroon Cuckoo Bee
Dorsal
Ellura
Waroon Cuckoo Bee
Wing Venation
 
                      
Waroon Cuckoo Bee (Thyreus waroonensis)Class: Animals (Animalia) - Jointed Legs (Arthropoda) - Insects (Insecta)
Order: Ant Bee Wasps (Hymenoptera)
Family: Long-tongued Bee (Bee: Apidae)     iNaturalist Observation
Species: Waroon Cuckoo Bee (Thyreus waroonensis)
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Other name: Waroon Cloak-and-dagger Bee

Thank you Dr John Ascher & Karen Weaving for confirming the id of this species for us

General Species Information:
Found on Ellura (in the Murray Mallee, SA) and elsewhere
~9mm long.
Photographed one specimen in Jan.

Copyright © 2022 Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 02-Jan-2022
This species is an Australian Native Species, not listed in the SA Murray Mallee Survey of 2010.