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

1 Tiger Moth at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve

3 images

Amata sp. (genus) at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve - 28 Jan 2019
Amata sp. (genus) at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve - 28 Jan 2019
Amata sp. (genus) at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve - 28 Jan 2019

Identification history

Tiger moth (Arctiidae & Aganaidae) Amata sp. (genus) 28 Jan 2019 donhe
Tiger moth (Arctiidae & Aganaidae) Amata sp. (genus) 28 Jan 2019 ibaird
Tiger moth (Arctiidae & Aganaidae) Amata sp. (genus) 28 Jan 2019 SWishart

3 comments

donhe wrote:
   28 Jan 2019
see http://www.flickr.com/photos/dhobern/3030170035/
   6 Feb 2019
There are several possible species, and the taxonomy isn't well understood. I don't think it is possible to reliably identify single photos of local moths to species, except perhaps some A. nigriceps.
donhe wrote:
   6 Feb 2019
I think the dumb-bell marking on the hindwing is diagnostic for A trigonophora, like
https://www.flickr.com/photos/dhobern/3030170035/
and as illustrated on Turner's original photo: fig. 7 at
https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/54670#page/291/mode/1up

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Nearby Sightings

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Falcunculus frontatus (Crested Shrike-tit) at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve - 8 Apr 2019 Nesoptilotis leucotis (White-eared Honeyeater) at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve - 8 Apr 2019 Ceraon sp. (genus) (2-horned tree hopper) at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve - 8 Jan 2019 Colluricincla harmonica (Grey Shrike-thrush) at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve - 14 Dec 2018 Scioglyptis chionomera (Grey-patch Bark Moth) at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve - 14 Dec 2018 Unidentified Spider (Araneae) (TBC) at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve - 23 Sep 2018 Malurus cyaneus (Superb Fairywren) at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve - 21 May 2018 Boreoides subulatus (Wingless Soldier Fly) at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve - 19 Apr 2018 Eopsaltria australis (Eastern Yellow Robin) at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve - 9 Mar 2018 Myrmecia tarsata (Bull ant or Bulldog ant) at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve - 9 Mar 2018 Egernia cunninghami (Cunningham's Skink) at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve - 9 Mar 2018 Liopholis whitii (White's Skink) at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve - 2 Feb 2018 Liopholis whitii (White's Skink) at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve - 31 Jan 2018 Amphibolurus muricatus (Jacky Dragon) at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve - 25 Jan 2018 Nyssus coloripes (Spotted Ground Swift Spider) at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve - 25 Jan 2018 Jalmenus evagoras (Imperial Hairstreak) at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve - 19 Jan 2018 Pseudechis porphyriacus (Red-bellied Black Snake) at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve - 3 Jan 2018 Laphria telecles (A robber-fly) at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve - 31 Dec 2017 Eulamprus heatwolei (Yellow-bellied Water-skink) at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve - 27 Dec 2017 Austrolestes leda (Wandering Ringtail) at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve - 14 Dec 2017 Isoodon obesulus (Southern Brown Bandicoot) at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve - 15 Oct 2017 Egernia cunninghami (Cunningham's Skink) at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve - 21 Sep 2017 Dasygnathus trituberculatus (Rhinoceros beetle) at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve - 3 Mar 2017 Dipodium roseum (Rosy hyacinth orchid) at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve - 6 Jan 2017 Dipodium roseum (Rosy hyacinth orchid) at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve - 2 Jan 2017 Araneinae (subfamily) (Orb weaver) at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve - 17 Dec 2016 Isoodon obesulus (Southern Brown Bandicoot) at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve - 7 Nov 2016 Austrogomphus guerini (Yellow-striped Hunter) at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve - 7 Nov 2016 Eulamprus heatwolei (Yellow-bellied Water-skink) at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve - 2 Nov 2016 Malacorhynchus membranaceus (Pink-eared Duck) at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve - 3 Oct 2016 Potorous tridactylus (Long-nosed Potoroo) at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve - 26 Jun 2016 Falcunculus frontatus (Crested Shrike-tit) at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve - 23 Apr 2016 Egernia cunninghami (Cunningham's Skink) at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve - 21 Jan 2016 Amphibolurus muricatus (Jacky Dragon) at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve - 22 Nov 2015 Verbascum blattaria (Moth Mullein) at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve - 30 Dec 2012 Egernia cunninghami (Cunningham's Skink) at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve - 1 Dec 2012 Amphibolurus muricatus (Jacky Dragon) at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve - 14 Jan 2012
Falcunculus frontatus (Crested Shrike-tit) at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve - 8 Apr 2019
Nesoptilotis leucotis (White-eared Honeyeater) at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve - 8 Apr 2019
Ceraon sp. (genus) (2-horned tree hopper) at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve - 8 Jan 2019
Colluricincla harmonica (Grey Shrike-thrush) at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve - 14 Dec 2018
Scioglyptis chionomera (Grey-patch Bark Moth) at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve - 14 Dec 2018
Unidentified Spider (Araneae) (TBC) at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve - 23 Sep 2018
Malurus cyaneus (Superb Fairywren) at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve - 21 May 2018
Boreoides subulatus (Wingless Soldier Fly) at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve - 19 Apr 2018
Eopsaltria australis (Eastern Yellow Robin) at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve - 9 Mar 2018
Myrmecia tarsata (Bull ant or Bulldog ant) at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve - 9 Mar 2018
Egernia cunninghami (Cunningham's Skink) at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve - 9 Mar 2018
Liopholis whitii (White's Skink) at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve - 2 Feb 2018
Liopholis whitii (White's Skink) at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve - 31 Jan 2018
Amphibolurus muricatus (Jacky Dragon) at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve - 25 Jan 2018
Nyssus coloripes (Spotted Ground Swift Spider) at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve - 25 Jan 2018
Jalmenus evagoras (Imperial Hairstreak) at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve - 19 Jan 2018
Pseudechis porphyriacus (Red-bellied Black Snake) at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve - 3 Jan 2018
Laphria telecles (A robber-fly) at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve - 31 Dec 2017
Eulamprus heatwolei (Yellow-bellied Water-skink) at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve - 27 Dec 2017
Austrolestes leda (Wandering Ringtail) at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve - 14 Dec 2017
Isoodon obesulus (Southern Brown Bandicoot) at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve - 15 Oct 2017
Egernia cunninghami (Cunningham's Skink) at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve - 21 Sep 2017
Dasygnathus trituberculatus (Rhinoceros beetle) at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve - 3 Mar 2017
Dipodium roseum (Rosy hyacinth orchid) at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve - 6 Jan 2017
Dipodium roseum (Rosy hyacinth orchid) at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve - 2 Jan 2017
Araneinae (subfamily) (Orb weaver) at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve - 17 Dec 2016
Isoodon obesulus (Southern Brown Bandicoot) at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve - 7 Nov 2016
Austrogomphus guerini (Yellow-striped Hunter) at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve - 7 Nov 2016
Eulamprus heatwolei (Yellow-bellied Water-skink) at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve - 2 Nov 2016
Malacorhynchus membranaceus (Pink-eared Duck) at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve - 3 Oct 2016
Potorous tridactylus (Long-nosed Potoroo) at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve - 26 Jun 2016
Falcunculus frontatus (Crested Shrike-tit) at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve - 23 Apr 2016
Egernia cunninghami (Cunningham's Skink) at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve - 21 Jan 2016
Amphibolurus muricatus (Jacky Dragon) at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve - 22 Nov 2015
Verbascum blattaria (Moth Mullein) at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve - 30 Dec 2012
Egernia cunninghami (Cunningham's Skink) at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve - 1 Dec 2012
Amphibolurus muricatus (Jacky Dragon) at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve - 14 Jan 2012

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  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

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