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Tiger moth (Arctiidae & Aganaidae)Nyctemera amicus

Senecio or Magpie moth at Paddys River, ACT

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Nyctemera amicus at Paddys River, ACT - 20 Apr 2019
Nyctemera amicus at Paddys River, ACT - 20 Apr 2019

Identification history

Tiger moth (Arctiidae & Aganaidae) Nyctemera amicus 9 Aug 2019 MichaelMulvaney
Tiger moth (Arctiidae & Aganaidae) Nyctemera amicus 9 Aug 2019 MichaelMulvaney
Unidentified 20 Apr 2019 JaneR

Author's notes

five caterpillars on different plants (but same species) within a small area next to Gibraltar Creek

1 comment

   9 Aug 2019
2nd photo shows "horn like" hair groups pointing forward of the head. While it is feeding on a Senecio

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Nearby Sightings

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Populus nigra (Lombardy Poplar) at Paddys River, ACT - 20 Apr 2019 Carex appressa (Tall Sedge) at Paddys River, ACT - 20 Apr 2019 Leptospermum obovatum (Tea Tree) at Paddys River, ACT - 20 Apr 2019 Persicaria prostrata (Creeping Knotweed) at Paddys River, ACT - 20 Apr 2019 Gratiola peruviana (Australian Brooklime) at Paddys River, ACT - 20 Apr 2019 Veronica anagallis-aquatica (Blue Water Speedwell) at Paddys River, ACT - 20 Apr 2019 Prunella vulgaris (Self-heal, Heal All) at Paddys River, ACT - 20 Apr 2019
Populus nigra (Lombardy Poplar) at Paddys River, ACT - 20 Apr 2019
Carex appressa (Tall Sedge) at Paddys River, ACT - 20 Apr 2019
Leptospermum obovatum (Tea Tree) at Paddys River, ACT - 20 Apr 2019
Persicaria prostrata (Creeping Knotweed) at Paddys River, ACT - 20 Apr 2019
Gratiola peruviana (Australian Brooklime) at Paddys River, ACT - 20 Apr 2019
Veronica anagallis-aquatica (Blue Water Speedwell) at Paddys River, ACT - 20 Apr 2019
Prunella vulgaris (Self-heal, Heal All) at Paddys River, ACT - 20 Apr 2019

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Location

Location information

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 4 - 15 Abundance
  • 20 Apr 2019 2:54 PM Recorded on
  • JaneR Recorded by
  • Website Reported via
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