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Noctuid moth (Noctuidae & Erebidae)Helicoverpa punctigera

Australian bollworm, Native budworm at Holt, ACT

Helicoverpa punctigera at Holt, ACT - 1 Nov 2016

Identification history

Noctuid moth (Noctuidae & Erebidae) Helicoverpa punctigera 15 Nov 2016 MichaelMulvaneyMultiple Significant Sightings - MichaelMulvaney has made multiple, recognised, significant sightings and is a true NatureMapr!Ultra Reporter - MichaelMulvaney has reported over 500 sightings!Founding Explorer - MichaelMulvaney joined us in 2014!
Noctuid moth (Noctuidae & Erebidae) Helicoverpa punctigera 15 Nov 2016 GlennCocking
Noctuid moth (Noctuidae & Erebidae) Helicoverpa sp. (genus) 1 Nov 2016 KimPullen
Noctuid moth (Noctuidae & Erebidae) Helicoverpa sp. (genus) 1 Nov 2016 KimPullen
Unidentified 1 Nov 2016 ChrisDaveySignificant Sighting - ChrisDavey has made a recognised, significant sighting!

3 comments

KimPullen wrote:
   1 Nov 2016
Probably not possible to identify to species without a more detailed image.
RogerFFounding Explorer - RogerF joined us in 2014! wrote:
   1 Nov 2016
Probably Heliothis punctigera at this time of year.

Roger
   15 Nov 2016
Agree there is doubt given the photo, H. armigera remains a possibility. But it looks like punctigera.

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Nearby sightings

Cacomantis flabelliformis at Holt, ACT - 12 Feb 2017
Eudynamys orientalis at Holt, ACT - 30 Jan 2017
Chelepteryx collesi at Holt, ACT - 15 Jan 2017
Chelepteryx collesi at Holt, ACT - 23 Dec 2016
Pteropus poliocephalus at Holt, ACT - 21 Nov 2016
Zizina otis at Holt, ACT - 30 Mar 2016
Cacomantis flabelliformis at Holt, ACT - 12 Feb 2017
Eudynamys orientalis at Holt, ACT - 30 Jan 2017
Chelepteryx collesi at Holt, ACT - 15 Jan 2017
Chelepteryx collesi at Holt, ACT - 23 Dec 2016
Pteropus poliocephalus at Holt, ACT - 21 Nov 2016
Zizina otis at Holt, ACT - 30 Mar 2016

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Location information

  • Coordinates 149.009357-35.229420
  • Locations Holt, ACT

Species information

  • Not sensitive
  • Local Native

Sighting information

  • 1 - 3 Abundance
  • ChrisDavey Recorded by
  • 1 Nov 2016 Recorded on
  • Website Reported via
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