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Tiger moth (Arctiinae)Amata sp. (genus)

Tiger Moth at Bruce Ridge

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Amata sp. (genus) at Bruce Ridge - 30 Dec 2016
Amata sp. (genus) at Bruce Ridge - 30 Dec 2016

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On flowering Kunzea ericoides.

4 comments

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.
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.
wrote:
   7 Jan 2017
It's consistent with trigonophora, but hard to be certain.
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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Austrolestes leda (Wandering Ringtail) at Bruce Ridge - 31 Dec 2016 by ibaird
Rutilia (Rutilia) sp. (genus & subgenus) (Bristle fly) at Bruce Ridge - 31 Dec 2016 by ibaird
Mordella dumbrelli (Pintail or tumbling flower beetle) at Bruce Ridge - 31 Dec 2016 by ibaird
Suhpalacsa sp. (genus) (Owlfly) at Bruce Ridge - 31 Dec 2016 by ibaird
Rhinotia suturalis (Belid weevil) at Bruce Ridge - 31 Dec 2016 by ibaird
Oedaleus australis (Australian Oedaleus) at Bruce Ridge - 31 Dec 2016 by ibaird
Eumeninae sp. (subfamily) (Unidentified Potter wasp) at Bruce Ridge - 31 Dec 2016 by ibaird
Rhagigaster ephippiger (Smooth flower wasp) at Bruce Ridge - 31 Dec 2016 by ibaird
Castiarina sexplagiata (Six-spotted Castiarina jewel beetle) at Bruce Ridge - 31 Dec 2016 by ibaird
Rutilia sp. (genus) (A Rutilia bristle fly, subgenus unknown) at Bruce Ridge - 31 Dec 2016 by ibaird
Jalmenus ictinus (Stencilled Hairstreak) at Bruce Ridge - 29 Dec 2016 by ibaird
Megachile ferox (Resin bee) at Bruce Ridge - 29 Dec 2016 by ibaird
Sphex sp. (genus) (Unidentified Sphex digger wasp) at Bruce Ridge - 29 Dec 2016 by ibaird
Lissopimpla excelsa (Orchid dupe wasp) at Bruce Ridge - 29 Dec 2016 by ibaird
Neoscleropogon sp. (genus) (Robber fly) at Bruce Ridge - 29 Dec 2016 by ibaird
Yoyetta celis (Silver Princess) at Bruce Ridge - 29 Dec 2016 by ibaird
Scaptia patula (March fly) at Bruce Ridge - 29 Dec 2016 by ibaird
Spilostethus pacificus (Milkweed bug) at Bruce Ridge - 29 Dec 2016 by ibaird
Cerdistus sp. (genus) (Robber fly) at Bruce Ridge - 29 Dec 2016 by ibaird
Paropsis pictipennis (Tea-tree button beetle) at Bruce Ridge - 29 Dec 2016 by ibaird
Crataegus monogyna (Hawthorn) at Bruce Ridge - 6 Jun 2016 by PeteWoodall
Erigeron sp. (A Fleabane) at Bruce Ridge - 6 Jun 2016 by PeteWoodall
Acacia buxifolia subsp. buxifolia (Box-leaf Wattle) at Bruce Ridge - 6 Jun 2016 by PeteWoodall
Heterodea sp. (A lichen) at Bruce Ridge - 6 Jun 2016 by PeteWoodall
Parmeliaceae (A lichen family) at Bruce Ridge - 6 Jun 2016 by PeteWoodall
Simosyrphus grandicornis (Common hover fly) at Bruce Ridge - 10 Oct 2015 by PeteWoodall
Rumex acetosella (Sorrel, Sheep Sorrel) at Bruce Ridge - 10 Oct 2015 by PeteWoodall
Indigofera australis subsp. australis (Australian Indigo) at Bruce Ridge - 10 Oct 2015 by PeteWoodall
Diuris nigromontana (Black mountain leopard orchid) at Bruce Ridge - 10 Oct 2015 by PeteWoodall
Cassinia sp. at Bruce Ridge - 10 Oct 2015 by PeteWoodall
Calomela vittata (Acacia leaf beetle) at Bruce Ridge - 10 Oct 2015 by PeteWoodall
Acacia floribunda (White Sally Wattle, Gossamer Wattle) at Bruce Ridge - 28 Jun 2015 by ibaird
Cheilanthes sieberi subsp. sieberi (Narrow Rock Fern) at Bruce Ridge - 28 Jun 2015 by ibaird
Acacia dealbata (Silver Wattle) at Bruce Ridge - 28 Jun 2015 by ibaird
Themeda triandra (Kangaroo Grass) at Bruce Ridge - 28 Jun 2015 by ibaird
Exocarpos cupressiformis (Cherry Ballart) at Bruce Ridge - 28 Jun 2015 by ibaird

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Location information

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 Abundance
  • 25mm to 50mm Animal size
  • Mixed Gender
  • 29 Dec 2016 Recorded on
  • ibaird Recorded by

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