LipotrichesLipotriches (Austronomia) australica Lipotriches flavoviridis

The images here of the Lipotriches (Austronomia) australica are by Gary Taylor and were taken in Mid Western Australia.

Lipotriches (Austranomia) australica © Gary Taylor
Lipotriches (Austranomia) australica © Gary Taylor
Lipotriches (Austranomia) australica © Gary Taylor
Lipotriches (Austranomia) australica © Gary Taylor

As at the time of writing this article1, the distribution of the Lipotriches (Austranomia) australica appear mainly along the east coast from Queensland, New South Wales, Victoria, South Australia and in the south coast region of Western Australia. There are scattered recordings including Central Australia.


  • Scientific classification
  • Kingdom: Animalia
  • Phylum: Arthropoda
  • Subphylum: Hexapoda
  • Class: Insecta
  • Informal: Pterygotes
  • Order: Hymenoptera
  • Superfamily: Apoidea
  • Informal: Apiformes
  • Family: Halictidae
  • Subfamily: Nomiinae
  • Genus: Lipotriches
  • Subgenus: infrageneric Austronomia
  • Species: Lipotriches australica

Footnote & References

  1. Lipotriches (Austronomia) australica – Overview – Occurrence records map (1,762 records) – as of 21 January 2022, Atlas of Living Australia, https://bie.ala.org.au/species/urn:lsid:biodiversity.org.au:afd.taxon:1a2d7242-f1d6-46d4-925a-a7ac5d9a2434
  2. Native australica nomiine, Australian Pollinators, PaDIL, https://www.padil.gov.au/pollinators/pest/main/138544
  3. Lipotriches (Austronomia) australica, Canberra Nature Map, https://canberra.naturemapr.org/sightings/4374929

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