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Swift  and Ghost moth (Hepialidae)Oxycanus sp. (genus)

A swift or ghost moth at Pine Island to Point Hut

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Oxycanus sp. (genus) at Pine Island to Point Hut - 30 May 2018
Oxycanus sp. (genus) at Pine Island to Point Hut - 30 May 2018
Oxycanus sp. (genus) at Pine Island to Point Hut - 30 May 2018
Oxycanus sp. (genus) at Pine Island to Point Hut - 30 May 2018
Oxycanus sp. (genus) at Pine Island to Point Hut - 30 May 2018

Identification history

Swift  and Ghost moth (Hepialidae) Oxycanus sp. (genus) 5 Oct 2018 MichaelMulvaney
Swift  and Ghost moth (Hepialidae) Oxycanus sp. (genus) 1 Oct 2018 MichaelMulvaney

Author's notes

Size - length 5cm........ on the slopes near the Murrumbidgee River, on the east side, to the north of Point Hut.

1 comment

   7 Jun 2018
Looks at first like Oxycanus antipoda, but antennal rami are short. But does not seem to be one of the usual variations of dirempta. Needs closer checking out.

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Nearby Sightings

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Dindymus sp. (genus) (Unidentified Dindymus bug) at Pine Island to Point Hut - 22 Jan 2019 Rutilia (Donovanius) sp. (genus & subgenus) (A Bristle Fly) at Pine Island to Point Hut - 18 Jan 2018 Nassella neesiana (Chilean Needle Grass) at Pine Island to Point Hut - 22 Nov 2017 ZYGOPTERA (suborder) (Damselfly) at Pine Island to Point Hut - 29 Oct 2015 Lachnagrostis filiformis (Common Blown Grass) at Pine Island to Point Hut - 29 Nov 2014 Potamogeton ochreatus (Blunt Pondweed) at Pine Island to Point Hut - 2 Nov 2014 Lythrum hyssopifolia (Small Loosestrife) at Pine Island to Point Hut - 22 Oct 2014 Melaleuca parvistaminea (Small-flowered Honey-myrtle) at Pine Island to Point Hut - 22 Oct 2014 Goodenia pinnatifida (Scrambled Eggs) at Pine Island to Point Hut - 22 Oct 2014 Dianella longifolia var. longifolia (Pale Flax Lily, Blue Flax Lily) at Pine Island to Point Hut - 22 Oct 2014 Leptorhynchos squamatus (Scaly Buttons) at Pine Island to Point Hut - 22 Oct 2014 Pseudognaphalium luteoalbum (Jersey Cudweed) at Pine Island to Point Hut - 9 Oct 2014 Hymenochilus sp. at Pine Island to Point Hut - 25 Sep 2014 Acacia pravissima (Wedge-leaved Wattle) at Pine Island to Point Hut - 1 Sep 2014 Carex breviculmis (Short-stem Sedge) at Pine Island to Point Hut - 1 Sep 2014 Callitris endlicheri (Black cypress pine) at Pine Island to Point Hut - 1 Sep 2014 Leucopogon attenuatus (Small leaved beard heath) at Pine Island to Point Hut - 10 Aug 2014 Hymenochilus sp. at Pine Island to Point Hut - 5 Aug 2014
Dindymus sp. (genus) (Unidentified Dindymus bug) at Pine Island to Point Hut - 22 Jan 2019
Rutilia (Donovanius) sp. (genus & subgenus) (A Bristle Fly) at Pine Island to Point Hut - 18 Jan 2018
Nassella neesiana (Chilean Needle Grass) at Pine Island to Point Hut - 22 Nov 2017
ZYGOPTERA (suborder) (Damselfly) at Pine Island to Point Hut - 29 Oct 2015
Lachnagrostis filiformis (Common Blown Grass) at Pine Island to Point Hut - 29 Nov 2014
Potamogeton ochreatus (Blunt Pondweed) at Pine Island to Point Hut - 2 Nov 2014
Lythrum hyssopifolia (Small Loosestrife) at Pine Island to Point Hut - 22 Oct 2014
Melaleuca parvistaminea (Small-flowered Honey-myrtle) at Pine Island to Point Hut - 22 Oct 2014
Goodenia pinnatifida (Scrambled Eggs) at Pine Island to Point Hut - 22 Oct 2014
Dianella longifolia var. longifolia (Pale Flax Lily, Blue Flax Lily) at Pine Island to Point Hut - 22 Oct 2014
Leptorhynchos squamatus (Scaly Buttons) at Pine Island to Point Hut - 22 Oct 2014
Pseudognaphalium luteoalbum (Jersey Cudweed) at Pine Island to Point Hut - 9 Oct 2014
Hymenochilus sp. at Pine Island to Point Hut - 25 Sep 2014
Acacia pravissima (Wedge-leaved Wattle) at Pine Island to Point Hut - 1 Sep 2014
Carex breviculmis (Short-stem Sedge) at Pine Island to Point Hut - 1 Sep 2014
Callitris endlicheri (Black cypress pine) at Pine Island to Point Hut - 1 Sep 2014
Leucopogon attenuatus (Small leaved beard heath) at Pine Island to Point Hut - 10 Aug 2014
Hymenochilus sp. at Pine Island to Point Hut - 5 Aug 2014

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Location

Location information

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 Abundance
  • 30 May 2018 11:07 PM Recorded on
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