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Pyralid or Snout Moth (Pyralidae & Crambidae)Achyra affinitalis

1 Cotton Web Spinner at Red Hill Nature Reserve

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Achyra affinitalis at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 19 Jan 2019
Achyra affinitalis at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 19 Jan 2019
Achyra affinitalis at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 19 Jan 2019
Achyra affinitalis at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 19 Jan 2019

Identification history

Pyralid or Snout Moth (Pyralidae & Crambidae) Achyra affinitalis 22 Jan 2019 ibaird
Pyralid or Snout Moth (Pyralidae & Crambidae) Achyra affinitalis 22 Jan 2019 GlennCocking
Unidentified 19 Jan 2019 BIrdsinCanberra

Author's notes

A small moth observed on the ground amongst the leaf litter. It was by itself in an area surrounded by small trees and shrubs, under some of the larger eucalyptus trees.

3 comments

   20 Jan 2019
Hi Donhe, many thanks for the suggestion. Cheers
   22 Jan 2019
Some A. affinitalis specimens are as plain as this.
ibaird wrote:
   22 Jan 2019
Yes, there are several plain examples on the ALA which match,, including a near identical local record by D. Hobern at Aranda.

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Philemon corniculatus (TBC) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 22 Oct 2019 Exocarpos cupressiformis (Cherry Ballart) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 21 Sep 2019 Unidentified Lichen (TBC) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 21 Sep 2019 Oriolus sagittatus (Olive-backed Oriole) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 21 Sep 2019 Hardenbergia violacea (False Sarsaparilla) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 20 Sep 2019 Callocephalon fimbriatum (Gang-gang Cockatoo) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 20 Sep 2019 Acanthiza lineata (Striated Thornbill) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 13 Sep 2019 Acanthiza reguloides (Buff-rumped Thornbill) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 13 Sep 2019 Rhipidura fuliginosa (Grey Fantail) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 13 Sep 2019 Perga sp. (genus) (Steel Blue Sawfly or Spitfire) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 13 Sep 2019 Uraba lugens (Gum-leaf Skeletoniser) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 1 Sep 2019 Ardozyga sp. (genus) (Twirler moth, gelechiid moth) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 1 Sep 2019 Cryptandra amara (Bitter cryptandra) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 25 Aug 2019 Clematis leptophylla (Small-leaf Clematis, Old Man's Beard) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 25 Aug 2019 Pachycephala pectoralis (Golden Whistler) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 24 Aug 2019 Pardalotus punctatus (Spotted Pardalote) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 24 Aug 2019 Pardalotus striatus (Striated Pardalote) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 24 Aug 2019 Pardalotus striatus (Striated Pardalote) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 12 Aug 2019 Tachyglossus aculeatus (Short-beaked Echidna) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 11 Aug 2019 Cacatua galerita (Sulphur-crested Cockatoo) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 20 Jul 2019 Ptilonorhynchus violaceus (Satin Bowerbird) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 15 Jul 2019 Laetiporus portentosus at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 20 Jun 2019 Cracticus torquatus (Grey Butcherbird) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 20 Jun 2019 Billardiera heterophylla (Western Australian Bluebell Creeper) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 15 Jun 2019 Cryptandra amara (Bitter cryptandra) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 22 May 2019 Acacia implexa (Hickory Wattle) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 23 Mar 2019 Ptilonorhynchus violaceus (Satin Bowerbird) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 18 Mar 2019 Pachycephala pectoralis (Golden Whistler) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 17 Mar 2019 Scopula rubraria (Reddish Wave) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 14 Mar 2019 Pogona barbata (Eastern Bearded Dragon) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 27 Feb 2019 Cacatua galerita (Sulphur-crested Cockatoo) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 3 Feb 2019 Alisterus scapularis (Australian King-Parrot) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 3 Feb 2019 Grallina cyanoleuca (Magpie-lark) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 15 Jan 2019 Hibbertia obtusifolia (Grey Guinea-flower) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 11 Jan 2019 Oriolus sagittatus (Olive-backed Oriole) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 6 Jan 2019 Puffball at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 20 Dec 2018 Cacatua sanguinea (Little Corella) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 19 Dec 2018 Oriolus sagittatus (Olive-backed Oriole) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 29 Nov 2018 Goodenia pinnatifida (Scrambled Eggs) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 17 Nov 2018 Clematis leptophylla (Small-leaf Clematis, Old Man's Beard) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 17 Nov 2018 Heteronympha merope (Common Brown) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 17 Nov 2018 Polyporus arcularius at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 11 Nov 2018 Oriolus sagittatus (Olive-backed Oriole) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 11 Nov 2018 Coracina novaehollandiae (Black-faced Cuckooshrike) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 6 Oct 2018 Rhipidura fuliginosa (Grey Fantail) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 6 Oct 2018 Lachnodius sp. (genus) (TBC) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 30 Sep 2018 Clematis leptophylla (Small-leaf Clematis, Old Man's Beard) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 11 Sep 2018 Cryptandra amara (Bitter cryptandra) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 19 Aug 2018 Pycnoporus sp. (Scarlet Bracket) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 8 Aug 2018 Chenonetta jubata (Australian Wood Duck) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 5 Aug 2018 Chenonetta jubata (Australian Wood Duck) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 1 Jul 2018 Chelepteryx collesi (White-stemmed Gum Moth) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 25 Jun 2018 Ptilonorhynchus violaceus (Satin Bowerbird) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 12 May 2018 Iridomyrmex purpureus (Meat Ant) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 13 Feb 2018 Amyema miquelii (Box Mistletoe) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 12 Feb 2018 Uromycladium sp. (A gall forming rust fungus) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 12 Feb 2018 Bursaria spinosa (Native Blackthorn) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 2 Feb 2018 Bossiaea buxifolia (Bush Pea) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 10 Jan 2018 Podargus strigoides (Tawny Frogmouth) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 14 Dec 2017 Petaurus breviceps (Sugar Glider) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 13 Dec 2017 Tachyglossus aculeatus (Short-beaked Echidna) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 1 Apr 2015
Philemon corniculatus (TBC) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 22 Oct 2019
Exocarpos cupressiformis (Cherry Ballart) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 21 Sep 2019
Unidentified Lichen (TBC) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 21 Sep 2019
Oriolus sagittatus (Olive-backed Oriole) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 21 Sep 2019
Hardenbergia violacea (False Sarsaparilla) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 20 Sep 2019
Callocephalon fimbriatum (Gang-gang Cockatoo) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 20 Sep 2019
Acanthiza lineata (Striated Thornbill) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 13 Sep 2019
Acanthiza reguloides (Buff-rumped Thornbill) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 13 Sep 2019
Rhipidura fuliginosa (Grey Fantail) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 13 Sep 2019
Perga sp. (genus) (Steel Blue Sawfly or Spitfire) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 13 Sep 2019
Uraba lugens (Gum-leaf Skeletoniser) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 1 Sep 2019
Ardozyga sp. (genus) (Twirler moth, gelechiid moth) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 1 Sep 2019
Cryptandra amara (Bitter cryptandra) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 25 Aug 2019
Clematis leptophylla (Small-leaf Clematis, Old Man's Beard) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 25 Aug 2019
Pachycephala pectoralis (Golden Whistler) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 24 Aug 2019
Pardalotus punctatus (Spotted Pardalote) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 24 Aug 2019
Pardalotus striatus (Striated Pardalote) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 24 Aug 2019
Pardalotus striatus (Striated Pardalote) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 12 Aug 2019
Tachyglossus aculeatus (Short-beaked Echidna) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 11 Aug 2019
Cacatua galerita (Sulphur-crested Cockatoo) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 20 Jul 2019
Ptilonorhynchus violaceus (Satin Bowerbird) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 15 Jul 2019
Laetiporus portentosus at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 20 Jun 2019
Cracticus torquatus (Grey Butcherbird) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 20 Jun 2019
Billardiera heterophylla (Western Australian Bluebell Creeper) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 15 Jun 2019
Cryptandra amara (Bitter cryptandra) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 22 May 2019
Acacia implexa (Hickory Wattle) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 23 Mar 2019
Ptilonorhynchus violaceus (Satin Bowerbird) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 18 Mar 2019
Pachycephala pectoralis (Golden Whistler) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 17 Mar 2019
Scopula rubraria (Reddish Wave) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 14 Mar 2019
Pogona barbata (Eastern Bearded Dragon) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 27 Feb 2019
Cacatua galerita (Sulphur-crested Cockatoo) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 3 Feb 2019
Alisterus scapularis (Australian King-Parrot) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 3 Feb 2019
Grallina cyanoleuca (Magpie-lark) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 15 Jan 2019
Hibbertia obtusifolia (Grey Guinea-flower) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 11 Jan 2019
Oriolus sagittatus (Olive-backed Oriole) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 6 Jan 2019
Puffball at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 20 Dec 2018
Cacatua sanguinea (Little Corella) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 19 Dec 2018
Oriolus sagittatus (Olive-backed Oriole) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 29 Nov 2018
Goodenia pinnatifida (Scrambled Eggs) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 17 Nov 2018
Clematis leptophylla (Small-leaf Clematis, Old Man's Beard) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 17 Nov 2018
Heteronympha merope (Common Brown) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 17 Nov 2018
Polyporus arcularius at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 11 Nov 2018
Oriolus sagittatus (Olive-backed Oriole) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 11 Nov 2018
Coracina novaehollandiae (Black-faced Cuckooshrike) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 6 Oct 2018
Rhipidura fuliginosa (Grey Fantail) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 6 Oct 2018
Lachnodius sp. (genus) (TBC) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 30 Sep 2018
Clematis leptophylla (Small-leaf Clematis, Old Man's Beard) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 11 Sep 2018
Cryptandra amara (Bitter cryptandra) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 19 Aug 2018
Pycnoporus sp. (Scarlet Bracket) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 8 Aug 2018
Chenonetta jubata (Australian Wood Duck) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 5 Aug 2018
Chenonetta jubata (Australian Wood Duck) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 1 Jul 2018
Chelepteryx collesi (White-stemmed Gum Moth) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 25 Jun 2018
Ptilonorhynchus violaceus (Satin Bowerbird) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 12 May 2018
Iridomyrmex purpureus (Meat Ant) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 13 Feb 2018
Amyema miquelii (Box Mistletoe) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 12 Feb 2018
Uromycladium sp. (A gall forming rust fungus) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 12 Feb 2018
Bursaria spinosa (Native Blackthorn) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 2 Feb 2018
Bossiaea buxifolia (Bush Pea) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 10 Jan 2018
Podargus strigoides (Tawny Frogmouth) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 14 Dec 2017
Petaurus breviceps (Sugar Glider) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 13 Dec 2017
Tachyglossus aculeatus (Short-beaked Echidna) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 1 Apr 2015

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