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

Tiger Moth at Bruce Ridge

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Amata sp. (genus) at Bruce Ridge - 29 Dec 2016
Amata sp. (genus) at Bruce Ridge - 29 Dec 2016

Identification history

Tiger moth (Arctiidae & Aganaidae) Amata sp. (genus) 6 Jan 2017 GlennCocking
Tiger moth (Arctiidae & Aganaidae) Amata sp. (genus) 29 Dec 2016 ibaird

Author's notes

On flowering Kunzea ericoides.

4 comments

ibaird wrote:
   7 Jan 2017
Glenn. Any ideas re what the species might be- or is that not feasible? I can see there a lot of similar looking spp.
ibaird wrote:
   7 Jan 2017
Glenn. Any ideas re what the species might be- or is that not feasible? I can see there a lot of similar looking spp.
   7 Jan 2017
It's consistent with trigonophora, but hard to be certain.
ibaird wrote:
   7 Jan 2017
Yes, agreed. My moth seems to have one less yellow stripe on its abdomen than attributed A trigonophoras I've seen online!

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Nearby Sightings

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Austrolestes leda (Wandering Ringtail) at Bruce Ridge - 31 Dec 2016 Rutilia (Rutilia) sp. (genus & subgenus) (Bristle fly) at Bruce Ridge - 31 Dec 2016 Mordella dumbrelli (Pintail or tumbling flower beetle) at Bruce Ridge - 31 Dec 2016 Suhpalacsa sp. (genus) (Owlfly) at Bruce Ridge - 31 Dec 2016 Rhinotia suturalis (Belid weevil) at Bruce Ridge - 31 Dec 2016 Oedaleus australis (Australian Oedaleus) at Bruce Ridge - 31 Dec 2016 Eumeninae sp. (subfamily) (Unidentified Potter wasp) at Bruce Ridge - 31 Dec 2016 Rhagigaster ephippiger (Smooth flower wasp) at Bruce Ridge - 31 Dec 2016 Castiarina sexplagiata (Six-spotted Castiarina jewel beetle) at Bruce Ridge - 31 Dec 2016 Rutilia sp. (genus) (A Rutilia bristle fly, subgenus unknown) at Bruce Ridge - 31 Dec 2016 Jalmenus ictinus (Stencilled Hairstreak) at Bruce Ridge - 29 Dec 2016 Megachile ferox (Resin bee) at Bruce Ridge - 29 Dec 2016 Sphex sp. (genus) (Unidentified Sphex digger wasp) at Bruce Ridge - 29 Dec 2016 Lissopimpla excelsa (Orchid dupe wasp) at Bruce Ridge - 29 Dec 2016 Neoscleropogon sp. (genus) (Robber fly) at Bruce Ridge - 29 Dec 2016 Yoyetta celis (Silver Princess) at Bruce Ridge - 29 Dec 2016 Scaptia patula (March fly) at Bruce Ridge - 29 Dec 2016 Spilostethus pacificus (Milkweed bug) at Bruce Ridge - 29 Dec 2016 Cerdistus sp. (genus) (Robber fly) at Bruce Ridge - 29 Dec 2016 Paropsis pictipennis (Tea-tree button beetle) at Bruce Ridge - 29 Dec 2016 Crataegus monogyna (Hawthorn) at Bruce Ridge - 6 Jun 2016 Erigeron sp. (A Fleabane) at Bruce Ridge - 6 Jun 2016 Acacia buxifolia subsp. buxifolia (Box-leaf Wattle) at Bruce Ridge - 6 Jun 2016 Heterodea sp. (A lichen) at Bruce Ridge - 6 Jun 2016 Parmeliaceae (A lichen family) at Bruce Ridge - 6 Jun 2016 Simosyrphus grandicornis (Common hover fly) at Bruce Ridge - 10 Oct 2015 Rumex acetosella (Sorrel, Sheep Sorrel) at Bruce Ridge - 10 Oct 2015 Indigofera australis subsp. australis (Australian Indigo) at Bruce Ridge - 10 Oct 2015 Diuris nigromontana (Black mountain leopard orchid) at Bruce Ridge - 10 Oct 2015 Cassinia sp. at Bruce Ridge - 10 Oct 2015 Trifolium sp. (TBC) at Bruce Ridge - 10 Oct 2015 Calomela vittata (Acacia leaf beetle) at Bruce Ridge - 10 Oct 2015 Acacia floribunda (White Sally Wattle, Gossamer Wattle) at Bruce Ridge - 28 Jun 2015 Cheilanthes sieberi subsp. sieberi (Narrow Rock Fern) at Bruce Ridge - 28 Jun 2015 Acacia dealbata (Silver Wattle) at Bruce Ridge - 28 Jun 2015 Themeda triandra (Kangaroo Grass) at Bruce Ridge - 28 Jun 2015 Exocarpos cupressiformis (Cherry Ballart) at Bruce Ridge - 28 Jun 2015
Austrolestes leda (Wandering Ringtail) at Bruce Ridge - 31 Dec 2016
Rutilia (Rutilia) sp. (genus & subgenus) (Bristle fly) at Bruce Ridge - 31 Dec 2016
Mordella dumbrelli (Pintail or tumbling flower beetle) at Bruce Ridge - 31 Dec 2016
Suhpalacsa sp. (genus) (Owlfly) at Bruce Ridge - 31 Dec 2016
Rhinotia suturalis (Belid weevil) at Bruce Ridge - 31 Dec 2016
Oedaleus australis (Australian Oedaleus) at Bruce Ridge - 31 Dec 2016
Eumeninae sp. (subfamily) (Unidentified Potter wasp) at Bruce Ridge - 31 Dec 2016
Rhagigaster ephippiger (Smooth flower wasp) at Bruce Ridge - 31 Dec 2016
Castiarina sexplagiata (Six-spotted Castiarina jewel beetle) at Bruce Ridge - 31 Dec 2016
Rutilia sp. (genus) (A Rutilia bristle fly, subgenus unknown) at Bruce Ridge - 31 Dec 2016
Jalmenus ictinus (Stencilled Hairstreak) at Bruce Ridge - 29 Dec 2016
Megachile ferox (Resin bee) at Bruce Ridge - 29 Dec 2016
Sphex sp. (genus) (Unidentified Sphex digger wasp) at Bruce Ridge - 29 Dec 2016
Lissopimpla excelsa (Orchid dupe wasp) at Bruce Ridge - 29 Dec 2016
Neoscleropogon sp. (genus) (Robber fly) at Bruce Ridge - 29 Dec 2016
Yoyetta celis (Silver Princess) at Bruce Ridge - 29 Dec 2016
Scaptia patula (March fly) at Bruce Ridge - 29 Dec 2016
Spilostethus pacificus (Milkweed bug) at Bruce Ridge - 29 Dec 2016
Cerdistus sp. (genus) (Robber fly) at Bruce Ridge - 29 Dec 2016
Paropsis pictipennis (Tea-tree button beetle) at Bruce Ridge - 29 Dec 2016
Crataegus monogyna (Hawthorn) at Bruce Ridge - 6 Jun 2016
Erigeron sp. (A Fleabane) at Bruce Ridge - 6 Jun 2016
Acacia buxifolia subsp. buxifolia (Box-leaf Wattle) at Bruce Ridge - 6 Jun 2016
Heterodea sp. (A lichen) at Bruce Ridge - 6 Jun 2016
Parmeliaceae (A lichen family) at Bruce Ridge - 6 Jun 2016
Simosyrphus grandicornis (Common hover fly) at Bruce Ridge - 10 Oct 2015
Rumex acetosella (Sorrel, Sheep Sorrel) at Bruce Ridge - 10 Oct 2015
Indigofera australis subsp. australis (Australian Indigo) at Bruce Ridge - 10 Oct 2015
Diuris nigromontana (Black mountain leopard orchid) at Bruce Ridge - 10 Oct 2015
Cassinia sp. at Bruce Ridge - 10 Oct 2015
Trifolium sp. (TBC) at Bruce Ridge - 10 Oct 2015
Calomela vittata (Acacia leaf beetle) at Bruce Ridge - 10 Oct 2015
Acacia floribunda (White Sally Wattle, Gossamer Wattle) at Bruce Ridge - 28 Jun 2015
Cheilanthes sieberi subsp. sieberi (Narrow Rock Fern) at Bruce Ridge - 28 Jun 2015
Acacia dealbata (Silver Wattle) at Bruce Ridge - 28 Jun 2015
Themeda triandra (Kangaroo Grass) at Bruce Ridge - 28 Jun 2015
Exocarpos cupressiformis (Cherry Ballart) at Bruce Ridge - 28 Jun 2015

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Location information

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

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