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Tiger moth (Arctiidae & Aganaidae)Amata sp. (genus)

Tiger Moth at Michelago, NSW

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Amata sp. (genus) at Michelago, NSW - 5 Jan 2015
Amata sp. (genus) at Michelago, NSW - 5 Jan 2015
Amata sp. (genus) at Michelago, NSW - 5 Jan 2015

Identification history

Tiger moth (Arctiidae & Aganaidae) Amata sp. (genus) 30 Oct 2017 ibairdBulk Reporter - ibaird has reported over 100 sightings!Founding Explorer - ibaird joined us in 2014!
Tiger moth (Arctiidae & Aganaidae) Amata sp. (genus) 30 Oct 2017 GlennCocking
Unidentified 28 Oct 2017 IllilangaMultiple Significant Sightings - Illilanga has made multiple, recognised, significant sightings and is a true NatureMapr!Bulk Reporter - Illilanga has reported over 100 sightings!

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2 comments

donhe wrote:
   30 Oct 2017
it is pretty close to Boisduval's drawings (1829) of a male Amata annulata, see
http://lepidoptera.butterflyhouse.com.au/arct/annul.html
IllilangaMultiple Significant Sightings - Illilanga has made multiple, recognised, significant sightings and is a true NatureMapr!Bulk Reporter - Illilanga has reported over 100 sightings! wrote:
   30 Oct 2017
Thanks. Unfortunately this is the only photo I took. I have more recent tiger moth photos (with better detail) that I will post up as well. Very interesting that they are sexually dimorphic.

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Hemicordulia tau at Michelago, NSW - 15 Nov 2017
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Diplacodes haematodes at Michelago, NSW - 12 Nov 2017
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Turneromyia sp. (genus) at Michelago, NSW - 15 Feb 2015
Macrotona australis at Michelago, NSW - 15 Feb 2015
Phylloporus sp. at Michelago, NSW - 30 Jan 2015
Ardea pacifica at Michelago, NSW - 26 Jan 2015
Chelodina longicollis at Michelago, NSW - 7 Dec 2014
Pogona barbata at Michelago, NSW - 23 Nov 2014
Tachyglossus aculeatus at Michelago, NSW - 31 Dec 2012
Chelodina longicollis at Michelago, NSW - 23 Jul 2012
Laccotrephes tristis (TBC) at Michelago, NSW - 17 Jan 2012
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Pollanisus viridipulverulentus at Michelago, NSW - 13 Nov 2011
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Falco longipennis at Michelago, NSW - 24 Oct 2010
Limnodynastes tasmaniensis at Michelago, NSW - 12 Sep 2010
Paropsisterna fastidiosa (TBC) at Michelago, NSW - 24 Oct 2008
Faveria tritalis (TBC) at Michelago, NSW - 3 Jan 2018
Carlia tetradactyla at Michelago, NSW - 26 Dec 2017
Austroicetes sp. (genus) at Michelago, NSW - 23 Dec 2017
Villa sp. (genus) at Michelago, NSW - 23 Dec 2017
Opodiphthera eucalypti at Michelago, NSW - 9 Dec 2017
Eurymelops rubrovittata at Michelago, NSW - 9 Dec 2017
Utetheisa pulchelloides at Michelago, NSW - 9 Dec 2017
Bossiaea prostrata at Michelago, NSW - 24 Nov 2017
Adversaeschna brevistyla at Michelago, NSW - 15 Nov 2017
Hemicordulia tau at Michelago, NSW - 15 Nov 2017
Unidentified Centipede (Chilopoda) (TBC) at Michelago, NSW - 15 Nov 2017
Clania ignobilis at Michelago, NSW - 15 Nov 2017
Diplacodes haematodes at Michelago, NSW - 12 Nov 2017
Anax papuensis at Michelago, NSW - 12 Nov 2017
Adoxia benallae at Michelago, NSW - 5 Nov 2017
Maratus vespertilio at Michelago, NSW - 5 Nov 2017
Junonia villida at Michelago, NSW - 3 Nov 2017
Faveria tritalis at Michelago, NSW - 3 Nov 2017
Chelodina longicollis at Michelago, NSW - 26 Oct 2017
Polyrhachis sp. (genus) (TBC) at Michelago, NSW - 26 Oct 2017
Psychidae sp. (family) at Michelago, NSW - 26 Oct 2017
Lampropholis delicata at Michelago, NSW - 26 Oct 2017
Pogona barbata at Michelago, NSW - 25 Sep 2017
Dicranolaius villosus at Michelago, NSW - 27 Nov 2016
Chelodina longicollis at Michelago, NSW - 21 Oct 2016
Chelodina longicollis at Michelago, NSW - 17 Oct 2015
Phaulacridium vittatum at Michelago, NSW - 15 Feb 2015
Turneromyia sp. (genus) at Michelago, NSW - 15 Feb 2015
Macrotona australis at Michelago, NSW - 15 Feb 2015
Phylloporus sp. at Michelago, NSW - 30 Jan 2015
Ardea pacifica at Michelago, NSW - 26 Jan 2015
Chelodina longicollis at Michelago, NSW - 7 Dec 2014
Pogona barbata at Michelago, NSW - 23 Nov 2014
Tachyglossus aculeatus at Michelago, NSW - 31 Dec 2012
Chelodina longicollis at Michelago, NSW - 23 Jul 2012
Laccotrephes tristis (TBC) at Michelago, NSW - 17 Jan 2012
Neosparassus sp. cnm3 (genus) (TBC) at Michelago, NSW - 27 Nov 2011
Pollanisus viridipulverulentus at Michelago, NSW - 13 Nov 2011
Gelechioidea sp. (superfamily) at Michelago, NSW - 24 Oct 2010
Falco longipennis at Michelago, NSW - 24 Oct 2010
Limnodynastes tasmaniensis at Michelago, NSW - 12 Sep 2010
Paropsisterna fastidiosa (TBC) at Michelago, NSW - 24 Oct 2008

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