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Noctuoid moths (except Arctiinae)Epicoma tristis

Dark Epicoma at Namadgi National Park

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Epicoma tristis at Namadgi National Park - 4 Jan 2018
Epicoma tristis at Namadgi National Park - 4 Jan 2018

Identification history

Noctuoid moths (except Arctiinae) Epicoma tristis 23 Jul 2018 MichaelMulvaney
Epicoma tristis 7 Jan 2018 donhe
Unidentified 7 Jan 2018 KenT

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3 comments

donhe wrote:
   7 Jan 2018
Hi Ken:
did you capture it for rearing to identify it from the adult moth?
Cheers,
Don
KenTMultiple Significant Sightings - KenT has made multiple, recognised, significant sightings and is a true NatureMapr!Ultra Reporter - KenT has reported over 500 sightings! wrote:
   7 Jan 2018
Sorry Don my permit is for plants only. In my much younger days back in Sydney when I tried to rear them to adults it was an exercise in frustration as many caterpillars had parasites.
donhe wrote:
   15 Jan 2018
Yes, the odds are against it, especially for that poor chap with the red mite hanging off the side.

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Veronica gracilis (Speedwell) at Namadgi National Park - 4 Jan 2018 by KenT
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Carex incomitata (Hillside Sedge) at Namadgi National Park - 4 Jan 2018 by KenT
Microtis sp. aff. unifolia (Alpine onion orchid) at Namadgi National Park - 4 Jan 2018 by KenT
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Synthemis eustalacta (Swamp Tigertail) at Namadgi National Park - 4 Jan 2018 by KenT
Scleranthus biflorus (Twin-flower Knawel) at Namadgi National Park - 1 Jan 2018 by KenT
Porela cinerea (A Porela Moth) at Namadgi National Park - 1 Jan 2018 by KenT
Swainsona sericea (Silky swainson-pea) at Namadgi National Park - 1 Jan 2018 by KenT
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Crepis capillaris (Smooth Hawksbeard) at Namadgi National Park - 1 Jan 2018 by KenT
Discaria pubescens (Hairy anchor plant) at Namadgi National Park - 1 Jan 2018 by KenT
Arthropodium milleflorum (Vanilla Lily) at Namadgi National Park - 1 Jan 2018 by KenT
Oreomyrrhis eriopoda (Native Carraway) at Namadgi National Park - 1 Jan 2018 by KenT
Stylidium graminifolium (Grass Triggerplant) at Namadgi National Park - 1 Jan 2018 by KenT
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Chrysolarentia argocyma (White-waved Carpet) at Namadgi National Park - 10 Dec 2017 by HarveyPerkins
Nannophya dalei (Eastern Pygmyfly) at Namadgi National Park - 10 Dec 2017 by HarveyPerkins
Hestiochora furcata (A zygaenid moth) at Namadgi National Park - 10 Dec 2017 by HarveyPerkins
Coccinella transversalis (Transverse Ladybird) at Namadgi National Park - 10 Dec 2017 by HarveyPerkins
Tipulidae sp. (family) (Unidentified Crane Fly) at Namadgi National Park - 10 Dec 2017 by HarveyPerkins
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Gynoplistia sp. (genus) (Crane fly) at Namadgi National Park - 29 Oct 2017 by HarveyPerkins
Eumeninae sp. (subfamily) (Unidentified Potter wasp) at Namadgi National Park - 27 Jan 2017 by HarveyPerkins
Litoria verreauxii verreauxii (Whistling Tree-frog) at Namadgi National Park - 7 Jan 2017 by KenT
Austroargiolestes icteromelas (Common Flatwing) at Namadgi National Park - 7 Jan 2017 by KenT
Austrolestes leda (Wandering Ringtail) at Namadgi National Park - 7 Jan 2017 by KenT
Synthemis eustalacta (Swamp Tigertail) at Namadgi National Park - 7 Jan 2017 by KenT
Villa sp. (genus) (Unidentified Villa bee fly) at Namadgi National Park - 7 Jan 2017 by KenT
Zizina otis (Common Grass-blue) at Namadgi National Park - 7 Jan 2017 by KenT
Geum urbanum (Herb Bennet) at Namadgi National Park - 7 Jan 2017 by KenT
Kosciuscola cognatus (A grasshopper) at Namadgi National Park - 7 Jan 2017 by KenT
Melicytus angustifolius subsp. divaricatus (Divaricate Tree Violet) at Namadgi National Park - 7 Jan 2017 by KenT
Ischnura heterosticta (Common Bluetail) at Namadgi National Park - 7 Jan 2017 by KenT

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Location information

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 Abundance
  • 12mm to 25mm Animal size
  • 4 Jan 2018 Recorded on
  • KenT Recorded by

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