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Tiger moth (Arctiinae)Nyctemera amicus

Senecio or Magpie moth at Paddys River, ACT

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Nyctemera amicus at Paddys River, ACT - 21 Apr 2019
Nyctemera amicus at Paddys River, ACT - 21 Apr 2019

Identification history

Tiger moth (Arctiinae) Nyctemera amicus 9 Aug 2019 MichaelMulvaney
Tiger moth (Arctiinae) Nyctemera amicus 9 Aug 2019 MichaelMulvaney
Unidentified 20 Apr 2019 JaneR

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Author's notes

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

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   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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Location information

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 4 - 15 Abundance
  • Asteraceae Associated plant
  • 12mm to 25mm Animal size
  • 20 Apr 2019 Recorded on
  • JaneR Recorded by

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