EuryglossinaeEurglossa adelaidae Euryglossa ephippiata

Photographs Marc Newman

Also known as the Red-saddled Broad-Tongue, the species Euryglossa ephippiata is easy to identify from the antennae shape and colour, otherwise black. The tip of the antennae is curved and 3 segments (flagellomeres) have a reddish colour.

Eurglossa ephippiata roosting with friend, Ballandean QLD © Marc Newman
Eurglossa ephippiata roosting with friend, Ballandean QLD © Marc Newman
Eurglossa ephippiata, Ballandean QLD © Marc Newman
Eurglossa ephippiata, Ballandean QLD © Marc Newman
Eurglossa ephippiata and Euryglossa adelaidae roosting, Ballandean QLD © Marc Newman
Eurglossa ephippiata and Euryglossa adelaidae roosting, Ballandean QLD © Marc Newman

  • Scientific classification
  • Kingdom: Animalia
  • Phylum: Arthropoda
  • Subphylum: Hexapoda
  • Class: Insecta
  • Informal: Pterygotes
  • Order: Hymenoptera
  • Superfamily: Apoidea
  • Informal: Apiformes
  • Family: Colletidae
  • Subfamily: Euryglossinae
  • Genera: Euryglossa
  • Species: Euryglossa ephippiata

Footnote & References

  1. Photographs Eurglossa ephippiata © Marc Newman, Flickr, https://flickr.com/photos/koolbee/albums

EuryglossinaeEurglossa adelaidae Euryglossa ephippiata

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