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Tiger moth (Arctiinae)Amata sp. (genus)

Tiger Moth at Mount Taylor

Amata sp. (genus) at Mount Taylor - 30 Nov 2017

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Wingspan about 25mm.

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Hakea salicifolia (Willow-leaved Hakea) at Mount Taylor - 17 Jun 2020 by Mike
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Hemicordulia tau (Tau Emerald) at Mount Taylor - 16 Nov 2019 by MatthewFrawley
Neolucia agricola (Fringed Heath-blue) at Mount Taylor - 16 Nov 2019 by MatthewFrawley
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Ardiosteres moretonella (Scruffy Case Moth) at Mount Taylor - 11 Mar 2019 by MatthewFrawley
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Muellerina eucalyptoides (Creeping Mistletoe) at Mount Taylor - 19 Jan 2019 by MatthewFrawley
Solanum cinereum (Narrawa Burr) at Mount Taylor - 19 Jan 2019 by MatthewFrawley
Ommatius sp. (genus) (Robber fly) at Mount Taylor - 1 Jan 2019 by MatthewFrawley
Cymbopogon refractus (Barbed-Wire Grass) at Mount Taylor - 1 Jan 2019 by MatthewFrawley
Panicum effusum (Hairy Panic Grass) at Mount Taylor - 1 Jan 2019 by MatthewFrawley
Heteronympha merope (Common Brown) at Mount Taylor - 24 Dec 2018 by MatthewFrawley
Nacaduba biocellata (Two-spotted Line-blue) at Mount Taylor - 24 Dec 2018 by MatthewFrawley
Paralucia pyrodiscus (Fiery Copper) at Mount Taylor - 24 Dec 2018 by MatthewFrawley
Lucia limbaria (Chequered Copper) at Mount Taylor - 24 Dec 2018 by MatthewFrawley
Oedaleus australis (Australian Oedaleus) at Mount Taylor - 24 Dec 2018 by MatthewFrawley
Acacia penninervis var. penninervis (Hickory wattle) at Mount Taylor - 24 Dec 2018 by MatthewFrawley
Neolucia agricola (Fringed Heath-blue) at Mount Taylor - 4 Dec 2018 by MatthewFrawley
Paralucia pyrodiscus (Fiery Copper) at Mount Taylor - 2 Dec 2018 by MatthewFrawley
Ogyris abrota (Dark Purple Azure) at Mount Taylor - 2 Dec 2018 by MatthewFrawley
Ogyris abrota (Dark Purple Azure) at Mount Taylor - 2 Dec 2018 by Christine
Trapezites phigalioides (Montane Ochre) at Mount Taylor - 17 Nov 2018 by MatthewFrawley
Trapezites phigalia (Heath Ochre) at Mount Taylor - 15 Nov 2018 by MatthewFrawley
Heteronympha merope (Common Brown) at Mount Taylor - 15 Nov 2018 by MatthewFrawley
Neolucia agricola (Fringed Heath-blue) at Mount Taylor - 15 Nov 2018 by MatthewFrawley
Vanessa itea (Yellow Admiral) at Mount Taylor - 15 Nov 2018 by MatthewFrawley
Trapezites luteus (Yellow Ochre, Rare White-spot Skipper) at Mount Taylor - 15 Nov 2018 by MatthewFrawley
Hakea salicifolia (Willow-leaved Hakea) at Mount Taylor - 24 Oct 2018 by RosemaryRoth
Lucia limbaria (Chequered Copper) at Mount Taylor - 26 Dec 2017 by MatthewFrawley
Sorghum leiocladum (Wild Sorghum) at Mount Taylor - 19 Dec 2017 by MatthewFrawley
Dithalama cosmospila (Grey Spotted Wave) at Mount Taylor - 3 Dec 2017 by MatthewFrawley
Cryptocheilus bicolor (Orange Spider Wasp) at Mount Taylor - 3 Dec 2017 by MatthewFrawley
Polyrhachis ammon (Golden-tailed spiny ant) at Mount Taylor - 3 Dec 2017 by Christine
zz agaric (stem; gills white/cream) at Mount Taylor - 3 Dec 2017 by Christine
Calvatia sp. (a puffball ) at Mount Taylor - 3 Dec 2017 by Christine
Mataeomera coccophaga (Brown Scale-moth) at Mount Taylor - 3 Dec 2017 by Christine
Coccinellidae sp. (family) (Unidentified lady beetle) at Mount Taylor - 3 Dec 2017 by Christine
Olbonoma triptycha (Concealer moth) at Mount Taylor - 3 Dec 2017 by Christine
Rutilia (Donovanius) sp. (genus & subgenus) (A Bristle Fly) at Mount Taylor - 3 Dec 2017 by Christine
Junonia villida (Meadow Argus) at Mount Taylor - 3 Dec 2017 by Christine
Pollanisus viridipulverulentus (Satin-green Forester) at Mount Taylor - 3 Dec 2017 by Christine
Villa sp. (genus) (Unidentified Villa bee fly) at Mount Taylor - 3 Dec 2017 by Christine
Paradoxosomatidae sp. (family) (Millipede) at Mount Taylor - 3 Dec 2017 by Christine
Aphrophorinae sp. (subfamily) (Unidentified spittlebug) at Mount Taylor - 3 Dec 2017 by Christine
Zizina otis (Common Grass-blue) at Mount Taylor - 3 Dec 2017 by Christine
Trapezites luteus (Yellow Ochre, Rare White-spot Skipper) at Mount Taylor - 3 Dec 2017 by Christine
Cryptocheilus bicolor (Orange Spider Wasp) at Mount Taylor - 3 Dec 2017 by Christine
Paralucia pyrodiscus (Fiery Copper) at Mount Taylor - 3 Dec 2017 by Christine
Backobourkia sp. (genus) (An orb weaver) at Mount Taylor - 30 Nov 2017 by MatthewFrawley
Paralucia pyrodiscus (Fiery Copper) at Mount Taylor - 30 Nov 2017 by MatthewFrawley
Bombyliidae sp. (family) (Unidentified Bee fly) at Mount Taylor - 30 Nov 2017 by MatthewFrawley
Psychidae sp. (family) (Unidentified case moth or bagworm) at Mount Taylor - 30 Nov 2017 by MatthewFrawley
Brachyexarna lobipennis (Stripewinged meadow grasshopper) at Mount Taylor - 30 Nov 2017 by MatthewFrawley
Brachyexarna lobipennis (Stripewinged meadow grasshopper) at Mount Taylor - 30 Nov 2017 by MatthewFrawley
Phaneropterinae sp. (subfamily) (Leaf Katydid, Bush Katydid) at Mount Taylor - 30 Nov 2017 by MatthewFrawley
Acacia mearnsii (Black Wattle) at Mount Taylor - 30 Nov 2017 by MatthewFrawley
Jalmenus icilius (Amethyst Hairstreak) at Mount Taylor - 28 Nov 2017 by MatthewFrawley
Neolucia agricola (Fringed Heath-blue) at Mount Taylor - 25 Nov 2017 by MatthewFrawley
Trapezites luteus (Yellow Ochre, Rare White-spot Skipper) at Mount Taylor - 25 Nov 2017 by MatthewFrawley
Convolvulus angustissimus subsp. angustissimus (Australian Bindweed) at Mount Taylor - 20 Nov 2017 by RosemaryRoth
Rosa rubiginosa (Sweet Briar, Eglantine) at Mount Taylor - 20 Nov 2017 by RosemaryRoth
Hypericum perforatum (St John's Wort) at Mount Taylor - 20 Nov 2017 by RosemaryRoth
Solanum cinereum (Narrawa Burr) at Mount Taylor - 17 Nov 2017 by RosemaryRoth
Linum marginale (Native Flax) at Mount Taylor - 18 Oct 2017 by MatthewFrawley
Linum marginale (Native Flax) at Mount Taylor - 15 Oct 2017 by MatthewFrawley
Lysimachia arvensis (Scarlet Pimpernel, Blue Pimpernel) at Mount Taylor - 4 Oct 2017 by RosemaryRoth
Arctotheca calendula (Capeweed, Cape Dandelion) at Mount Taylor - 4 Oct 2017 by RosemaryRoth
Gymnopilus junonius (Spectacular Rustgill) at Mount Taylor - 21 May 2017 by George
Gastrimargus musicus (Yellow-winged Locust or Grasshopper) at Mount Taylor - 5 Feb 2017 by MatthewFrawley
Uresiphita ornithopteralis (Tree Lucerne Moth) at Mount Taylor - 1 Jan 2017 by MatthewFrawley
Geitoneura klugii (Marbled Xenica) at Mount Taylor - 1 Jan 2017 by MatthewFrawley
Macropus giganteus (Eastern Grey Kangaroo) at Mount Taylor - 1 Jan 2017 by MatthewFrawley
Jalmenus icilius (Amethyst Hairstreak) at Mount Taylor - 1 Jan 2017 by MatthewFrawley
Burchardia umbellata (Milk Maids) at Mount Taylor - 22 Oct 2015 by RosemaryRoth
Chrysocephalum apiculatum (Common Everlasting) at Mount Taylor - 31 Dec 2013 by MatthewFrawley
Diuris dendrobioides (Late mauve doubletail) at Mount Taylor - 15 Nov 2013 by RobSpeirs
Thelymitra pauciflora (Slender sun orchid) at Mount Taylor - 22 Oct 2009 by MatthewFrawley
Plantago varia (Native Plaintain) at Mount Taylor - 12 Sep 2009 by MatthewFrawley

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Location information

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 Abundance
  • 12mm to 25mm Animal size (cm)
  • Unknown Gender
  • 30 Nov 2017 Recorded on
  • MatthewFrawley Recorded by

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