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 MichaelMulvaney1.1K
Noctuid moth (Noctuidae & Erebidae) Helicoverpa punctigera 15 Nov 2016 GlennCocking
 Helicoverpa sp. (genus) 1 Nov 2016 KimPullen
 Helicoverpa sp. (genus) 1 Nov 2016 KimPullen
Unidentified 1 Nov 2016 ChrisDavey

3 comments

KimPullen wrote:
   1 Nov 2016
Probably not possible to identify to species without a more detailed image.
RogerF 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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Pteropus poliocephalus at Holt, ACT - 21 Nov 2016
Zizina otis at Holt, ACT - 30 Mar 2016
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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
  • Places Holt, ACT

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 - 3 Abundance
  • 1 Nov 2016 Recorded on
  • ChrisDavey Recorded by
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