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Geometridae sp. (family)

Unidentified Geometer moths at Aranda Bushland

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Geometridae sp. (family) at Aranda Bushland - 6 Jul 2019
Geometridae sp. (family) at Aranda Bushland - 6 Jul 2019
Geometridae sp. (family) at Aranda Bushland - 6 Jul 2019
Geometridae sp. (family) at Aranda Bushland - 6 Jul 2019

Identification history

Geometridae sp. (family) 10 Jul 2019 ibaird
Geometridae sp. (family) 10 Jul 2019 donhe
Unidentified 10 Jul 2019 CathB

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Not sure whether this was interested in the Lomandra or the Cassytha growing on it.

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donhe wrote:
   10 Jul 2019
That resembles Steve Williams' photo of the a late instar of Dysbatus singularis, see MOV5, but that fed on Myrtaceae.
Can you take it into protective custody, and rear it to get an adult moth?

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Psocodea 'Psocoptera' sp. (order) (Unidentified bark louse) at Aranda Bushland - 29 Jul 2018 by CathB
Brachytria jugosa (Jugosa longhorn beetle) at Aranda Bushland - 11 Mar 2018 by CathB
Salpesia sp. (genus) (Salpesia Jumping Spider) at Aranda Bushland - 26 Feb 2018 by CathB
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Simaetha sp. (genus) (Unidentified Brown jumper) at Aranda Bushland - 11 Feb 2018 by CathB
Simaetha sp. (genus) (Unidentified Brown jumper) at Aranda Bushland - 6 Feb 2018 by CathB
Endotricha ignealis (A Pyralid moth) at Aranda Bushland - 8 Jan 2018 by CathB
Psychidae sp. (family) (Unidentified case moth or bagworm) at Aranda Bushland - 3 Jan 2018 by CathB
Gastrophora henricaria (Fallen-bark Looper, Beautiful Leaf Moth) at Aranda Bushland - 22 Dec 2017 by CathB
Septobasidium sp. at Aranda Bushland - 22 Dec 2017 by CathB
Psychidae sp. (family) (Unidentified case moth or bagworm) at Aranda Bushland - 22 Dec 2017 by CathB
Commius elegans (Cherry Ballart Shield Bug) at Aranda Bushland - 22 Dec 2017 by CathB
Salticidae (family) (Unidentified Jumping spider) at Aranda Bushland - 22 Dec 2017 by CathB
Mirbelia oxylobioides (Mountain Mirbelia) at Aranda Bushland - 5 Dec 2017 by CathB
Lasioglossum (Chilalictus) sp. (genus & subgenus) (Halictid bee) at Aranda Bushland - 23 Oct 2017 by CathB
Pinara divisa (Common Pinara) at Aranda Bushland - 1 Oct 2017 by CathB
Arachnura higginsi (Scorpion-tailed Spider) at Aranda Bushland - 2 Feb 2017 by CathB
Mirbelia oxylobioides (Mountain Mirbelia) at Aranda Bushland - 1 Dec 2016 by annamacdonald
Stylidium graminifolium (Grass Triggerplant) at Aranda Bushland - 5 Apr 2014 by AaronClausen

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Location information

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 Abundance
  • 12mm to 25mm Animal size (mm)
  • 5 Jul 2019 Recorded on
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