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Amata sp. (genus)

1 Tiger Moth at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve

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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

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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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Isoodon obesulus (Southern Brown Bandicoot) at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve - 14 Jun 2020 by Bernadette
Armillaria luteobubalina (Australian Honey Fungus) at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve - 30 May 2020 by JackyF
Hibbertia obtusifolia (Grey Guinea-flower) at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve - 30 May 2020 by JackyF
Isoodon obesulus (Southern Brown Bandicoot) at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve - 29 May 2020 by HelenCross
Armillaria sp. (A honey fungus) at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve - 27 May 2020 by SandraH
Syllitus sp. (genus) (Syllitus longhorn beetle) at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve - 24 Dec 2019 by Tim L
Limnodynastes dumerilii (Eastern Banjo Frog) at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve - 2 Nov 2019 by SkyFire747
Egernia cunninghami (Cunningham's Skink) at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve - 2 Sep 2019 by JohnBundock
Falcunculus frontatus (Crested Shrike-tit) at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve - 8 Apr 2019 by RodDeb
Nesoptilotis leucotis (White-eared Honeyeater) at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve - 8 Apr 2019 by RodDeb
Ceraon sp. (genus) (2-horned tree hopper) at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve - 8 Jan 2019 by Judith Roach
Colluricincla harmonica (Grey Shrike-thrush) at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve - 14 Dec 2018 by Alison Milton
Scioglyptis chionomera (Grey-patch Bark Moth) at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve - 14 Dec 2018 by JohnBundock
Malurus cyaneus (Superb Fairywren) at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve - 21 May 2018 by RodDeb
Boreoides subulatus (Wingless Soldier Fly) at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve - 19 Apr 2018 by JohnBundock
Eopsaltria australis (Eastern Yellow Robin) at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve - 9 Mar 2018 by RodDeb
Myrmecia tarsata (Bull ant or Bulldog ant) at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve - 9 Mar 2018 by RodDeb
Egernia cunninghami (Cunningham's Skink) at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve - 9 Mar 2018 by NathanaelC
Liopholis whitii (White's Skink) at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve - 2 Feb 2018 by DPRees125
Liopholis whitii (White's Skink) at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve - 31 Jan 2018 by JohnBundock
Amphibolurus muricatus (Jacky Dragon) at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve - 25 Jan 2018 by SWishart
Nyssus coloripes (Spotted Ground Swift Spider) at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve - 25 Jan 2018 by SWishart
Jalmenus evagoras (Imperial Hairstreak) at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve - 19 Jan 2018 by JohnBundock
Pseudechis porphyriacus (Red-bellied Black Snake) at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve - 3 Jan 2018 by Deanoe
Laphria telecles (A robber-fly) at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve - 31 Dec 2017 by JohnBundock
Eulamprus heatwolei (Yellow-bellied Water-skink) at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve - 27 Dec 2017 by Christine
Austrolestes leda (Wandering Ringtail) at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve - 14 Dec 2017 by JohnBundock
Isoodon obesulus (Southern Brown Bandicoot) at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve - 15 Oct 2017 by W
Egernia cunninghami (Cunningham's Skink) at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve - 21 Sep 2017 by RodDeb
Dasygnathus trituberculatus (Rhinoceros beetle) at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve - 3 Mar 2017 by roymcd
Araneinae (subfamily) (Orb weaver) at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve - 17 Dec 2016 by JohnBundock
Isoodon obesulus (Southern Brown Bandicoot) at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve - 7 Nov 2016 by roymcd
Austrogomphus guerini (Yellow-striped Hunter) at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve - 7 Nov 2016 by roymcd
Eulamprus heatwolei (Yellow-bellied Water-skink) at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve - 2 Nov 2016 by JohnBundock
Malacorhynchus membranaceus (Pink-eared Duck) at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve - 3 Oct 2016 by JohnBundock
Potorous tridactylus (Long-nosed Potoroo) at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve - 26 Jun 2016 by RyuCallaway
Falcunculus frontatus (Crested Shrike-tit) at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve - 23 Apr 2016 by JohnBundock
Egernia cunninghami (Cunningham's Skink) at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve - 21 Jan 2016 by RyuCallaway
Amphibolurus muricatus (Jacky Dragon) at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve - 22 Nov 2015 by galah681
Verbascum blattaria (Moth Mullein) at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve - 30 Dec 2012 by Mike
Egernia cunninghami (Cunningham's Skink) at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve - 1 Dec 2012 by galah681
Amphibolurus muricatus (Jacky Dragon) at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve - 14 Jan 2012 by KMcCue

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Location information

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 2 Abundance
  • 25mm to 50mm Animal size (mm)
  • Mixed Gender
  • Breeding behaviour Breeding behaviour
  • 28 Jan 2019 Recorded on
  • SWishart Recorded by
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