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What

Blackring Lady Beetle (Oenopia cuneata)

Observer

christopher1201

Date

May 5, 2024 01:46 PM SAST

Description

On a plectranthus.

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What

Variegated Lady Beetle (Hippodamia variegata)

Observer

christopher1201

Date

April 2, 2024 08:26 AM SAST

Description

On an oenothera

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What

Common Blue Complex (Complex Leptotes pirithous)

Observer

christopher1201

Date

May 1, 2024 11:26 AM SAST

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What

Southern Green Stink Bug (Nezara viridula)

Observer

christopher1201

Date

February 2, 2024 06:24 PM SAST

Description

Sitting on a hibiscus.

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Observer

christopher1201

Date

December 20, 2023 01:44 PM SAST

Description

Sitting on Queen Anne's lace.

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Observer

christopher1201

Date

December 29, 2023 09:29 AM SAST

Description

On Queen Anne's lace

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What

African Carder Bee (Pseudoanthidium repetitum)

Observer

christopher1201

Date

December 25, 2023 04:12 PM SAST

Description

Cutest ?bee? ever. Going with auto suggested match.

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What

European Paper Wasp (Polistes dominula)

Observer

christopher1201

Date

December 25, 2023 12:17 PM SAST

Description

On a window sill.

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What

Batwing Tanglevein Fly (Atriadops vespertilio)

Observer

robert_taylor

Date

December 21, 2023 08:30 AM SAST

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Observer

cecileroux

Date

November 11, 2023 09:34 AM SAST

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Observer

wynand_uys

Date

December 5, 2022 12:55 PM SAST

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Observer

christopher1201

Date

November 25, 2023 05:07 PM SAST

Description

One of two individuals on the same plant.

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What

Blackring Lady Beetle (Oenopia cuneata)

Observer

christopher1201

Date

October 16, 2023 04:52 PM SAST

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Observer

gavin_hazell

Date

October 8, 2023 12:36 PM SAST

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Observer

gavin_hazell

Date

October 8, 2023 12:56 PM SAST

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Observer

mariedelport

Date

January 14, 2023 01:16 AM SAST

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What

Painted Lady (Vanessa cardui)

Observer

stevewoodhall

Date

September 8, 2023 11:00 AM SAST

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Observer

mariedelport

Date

April 18, 2022 03:35 PM SAST

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What

Violet Dropwing (Trithemis annulata)

Date

January 14, 2021 10:47 AM SAST

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Observer

ernstklimsa

Date

January 1, 2017 11:36 AM SAST

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Observer

cecileroux

Date

April 4, 2023 03:14 PM SAST

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What

Southern Gaudy Commodore (Precis octavia ssp. sesamus)

Observer

jessica4067

Date

June 7, 2023 12:44 PM SAST

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Observer

timmcclurg

Date

October 16, 2019 10:24 AM SAST

Description

Hovers with great precision in shady areas. May be a Hover Fly.

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What

Goldlace Ivory (Cirrhochrista grabczewskyi)

Observer

ricky_taylor

Date

March 14, 2023 09:16 PM SAST

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What

Boisduval’s False Acraea (Pseudacraea boisduvalii)

Observer

timmcclurg

Date

November 6, 2022 08:28 AM SAST

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What

Mocker Swallowtail (Papilio dardanus)

Observer

clicque

Date

November 6, 2022 09:10 AM SAST

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What

Natal Acraea (Stephenia natalica)

Observer

clicque

Date

November 6, 2022 08:49 AM SAST

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What

Broad-nosed Weevils (Subfamily Entiminae)

Observer

alandmanson

Date

November 20, 2022 12:18 PM SAST

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Observer

gavin_hazell

Date

November 27, 2022 08:10 AM SAST

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Observer

aaronjonez

Date

November 20, 2022 09:31 AM SAST

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Observer

wynand_uys

Date

November 12, 2022 03:50 PM SAST

Description

Interaction between males, followed by the victor pairing with a female.

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What

White Ringed Atlas (Epiphora mythimnia)

Observer

maryelindsay

Date

October 1, 2022 09:54 AM SAST

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What

Sixspot Fruitfly (Sphaeniscus sexmaculatus)

Observer

mariedelport

Date

April 8, 2022 10:18 PM SAST

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What

Small Carder Bees (Genus Pseudoanthidium)

Observer

mariedelport

Date

February 5, 2022 11:57 AM SAST

Description

ID provided by Connal Eardley. The genus has not been revised yet. Sleeping on the stalk of Brassicaceae family.

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Observer

robertwienand

Date

June 2022

Description

Mature male from eastern Mpumalanga

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What

White Ringed Atlas (Epiphora mythimnia)

Observer

sean943

Date

October 20, 2021 10:10 AM SAST

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Observer

ricky_taylor

Date

May 25, 2022 02:32 PM SAST

Description

Feeding on the vine Vigna luteola in a reedswamp
see obs: https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/118891788.

Nymphs and some adults in small groups of 2 to about 8.

Same locality as observation: https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/117597216

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Observer

felicitycrouch

Date

February 15, 2022 09:32 AM SAST

Description

Not sure what is happening here,,,,,

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What

Orange Cyrba Jumping Spider (Cyrba nigrimana)

Observer

hrodulf

Date

December 4, 2020 12:01 PM SAST

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What

Leafcutter, Mortar, and Resin Bees (Genus Megachile)

Observer

gavin_hazell

Date

April 3, 2022 08:55 AM SAST

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Observer

gavin_hazell

Date

April 3, 2022 08:36 AM SAST

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What

Primrose Underwing (Ulotrichopus primulina)

Observer

kznmoths12

Date

January 31, 2022 08:22 PM SAST

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What

Groovewing Flower Beetles (Genus Melyris)

Observer

shai_1

Date

March 25, 2022 09:49 AM SAST

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Observer

leonietj

Date

March 14, 2022 03:29 PM SAST

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What

Northcoast Large Yellow Chafer (Eudicella smithii)

Observer

surfinbird

Date

March 19, 2022 01:06 PM SAST

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Observer

tiep68

Date

December 26, 2021 09:02 AM SAST

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What

Portia Widow (Palpopleura portia)

Observer

paolocandotti

Date

March 4, 2022 01:49 PM SAST

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What

Blue-banded and Allied Digger Bees (Genus Amegilla)

Observer

luciaphillips

Date

March 10, 2018 11:03 AM SAST

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Observer

suncana

Date

December 19, 2021 01:56 PM SAST

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What

Brownspotted Shield Bug (Sphaerocoris testudogrisea)

Observer

suncana

Date

December 18, 2021 10:46 AM SAST

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Observer

robertwienand

Date

December 2021

Description

Possible Euophrys species. Adult female.

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What

Lucia Widow (Palpopleura lucia)

Observer

markuslilje

Date

November 8, 2021 09:50 AM CET

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Observer

robertwienand

Date

November 30, 2021 07:47 AM UTC

Description

Adult female

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Observer

bushboy

Date

November 29, 2021 10:38 AM SAST

Description

Not a Leonotis in sight

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Date

November 23, 2021 11:21 AM UTC

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Observer

razorspider

Date

October 21, 2021 06:30 PM SAST

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robertwienand

Date

February 2021

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Observer

c_hutton

Date

November 12, 2018 06:03 PM EST

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Observer

c_hutton

Date

May 7, 2021 04:24 PM EDT

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What

Common Metallic Longhorn Beetle (Promeces longipes)

Observer

jahsartisawesome

Date

November 19, 2021 10:35 AM SAST

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Observer

jolandie3

Date

November 8, 2021 12:33 PM SAST

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anne_m

Date

October 26, 2021 08:16 AM SAST

Description

• Found resting on the lid of a bottle in the garden.
• Body length approximately 14mm.
• Body a shiny metallic green colour with the posterior end of the abdomen blue.
• Body surface pitted.
• Antennae constantly moving.
• When a leaf was held next to it, it moved onto the leaf, walking over its surface. Then cleaned the anterior end of its body before flying off.

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Observer

flippie1971

Date

October 1, 2019 08:43 AM SAST

Description

Hairy eye soldier fly. The last 2 images from a second fly.

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What

Picasso Bug (Sphaerocoris annulus)

Observer

alandmanson

Date

December 16, 2018 11:33 AM CET

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Observer

flippie1971

Date

September 28, 2019 11:23 AM SAST

Description

A long tongue bee found zipping from flower to flower. Black in colour with brownish wings. Body length ~8mm. No in focus shot of a whole bee unfortunately but I post separate shots of the important parts that are:-) and an out of focus shot of the bee as a whole :-(

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Observer

david_taylor

Date

May 11, 2020 12:11 PM SAST

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Observer

alandmanson

Date

January 27, 2021 11:47 AM CET

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Observer

flippie1971

Date

October 1, 2019 09:06 AM SAST

Description

Beautiful colourful wasp - blue wings, red legs and yellow face. Size in the 12-14mm range I would guess but could be out here.

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What

Paradise Skipper (Abantis paradisea)

Observer

magdastlucia

Date

September 16, 2021

Place

St Lucia 1 (Google, OSM)

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Observer

suncana

Date

October 27, 2018 12:00 PM SAST

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Observer

suncana

Date

April 8, 2018 11:29 AM SAST

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