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Case moth (Psychidae)Hyalarcta nigrescens

Ribbed Case Moth at ANBG

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Hyalarcta nigrescens at ANBG - 26 Jun 2019
Hyalarcta nigrescens at ANBG - 26 Jun 2019
Hyalarcta nigrescens at ANBG - 26 Jun 2019
Hyalarcta nigrescens at ANBG - 26 Jun 2019

Identification history

Case moth (Psychidae) Hyalarcta nigrescens 12 Jul 2019 donhe
Case moth (Psychidae) Hyalarcta nigrescens 11 Jul 2019 ibaird
Unidentified 11 Jul 2019 Tim L

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Author's notes

Unsure if this is a case moth casing as I haven't seen one like this before. The final image shows the casing close up with what appears to be small chips of stone attached to the external surface.

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Tamopsis sp. (genus) (Two-tailed spider) at ANBG - 26 Jun 2020 by Tim L
Tamopsis sp. (genus) (Two-tailed spider) at ANBG - 26 Jun 2020 by Tim L
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Tiphiidae sp. (family) (Unidentified Smooth flower wasp) at ANBG - 24 Jun 2020 by Tim L
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Tamopsis sp. (genus) (Two-tailed spider) at ANBG - 12 Jun 2020 by Tim L
Camponotus suffusus (Golden-tailed sugar ant) at ANBG - 9 Jun 2020 by Tim L
Rhytidoponera metallica (Greenhead ant) at ANBG - 9 Jun 2020 by Tim L
Camponotus nigroaeneus (Sugar ant) at ANBG - 9 Jun 2020 by Tim L
Tamopsis sp. (genus) (Two-tailed spider) at ANBG - 29 May 2020 by Tim L
Tamopsis sp. (genus) (Two-tailed spider) at ANBG - 29 May 2020 by Tim L
Tamopsis sp. (genus) (Two-tailed spider) at ANBG - 29 May 2020 by Tim L
Tamopsis sp. (genus) (Two-tailed spider) at ANBG - 29 May 2020 by Tim L
Eurymeloides bicincta (Gumtree hopper) at ANBG - 29 May 2020 by Tim L
Pseudocheirus peregrinus (Common Ringtail Possum) at ANBG - 15 Mar 2020 by Christine
Rayieria acaciae (Acacia-spotting bug) at ANBG - 13 Mar 2020 by Alison Milton
Jalmenus ictinus (Stencilled Hairstreak) at ANBG - 13 Mar 2020 by Alison Milton
Camponotus consobrinus (Banded sugar ant) at ANBG - 13 Mar 2020 by Alison Milton
Macrotona australis (Common Macrotona Grasshopper) at ANBG - 13 Mar 2020 by Alison Milton
Asura lydia (Lydia Lichen Moth) at ANBG - 13 Mar 2020 by Alison Milton
Amata sp. (genus) (Tiger Moth) at ANBG - 13 Mar 2020 by Alison Milton
Colluricincla harmonica (Grey Shrikethrush) at ANBG - 13 Mar 2020 by Alison Milton
Rhipidura albiscapa (Grey Fantail) at ANBG - 13 Mar 2020 by Alison Milton
Tachyglossus aculeatus (Short-beaked Echidna) at ANBG - 17 Jan 2020 by Tim L
Tachyglossus aculeatus (Short-beaked Echidna) at ANBG - 15 Jan 2020 by Tim L
Cixiidae sp. (family) (Cixiid planthopper) at ANBG - 14 Oct 2019 by Tim L
Arasia mollicoma (Flat-white Jumping Spider) at ANBG - 23 Sep 2019 by Tim L
Tamopsis sp. (genus) (Two-tailed spider) at ANBG - 20 Sep 2019 by Tim L
Tamopsis sp. (genus) (Two-tailed spider) at ANBG - 20 Sep 2019 by Tim L
Lampropholis delicata (Delicate Skink) at ANBG - 20 Sep 2019 by Tim L
Sandalodes scopifer (White-spotted Sandalodes) at ANBG - 20 Sep 2019 by Tim L
Tamopsis sp. (genus) (Two-tailed spider) at ANBG - 10 Sep 2019 by Tim L
Cleonyminae sp. (subfamily) (Parasitic wasp) at ANBG - 3 Sep 2019 by Tim L
Mutillidae sp. (family) (Unidentified 'velvet ant') at ANBG - 28 Aug 2019 by Tim L
Mutillidae sp. (family) (Unidentified 'velvet ant') at ANBG - 28 Aug 2019 by Tim L
Microtropesa sp. (genus) (Tachinid fly) at ANBG - 19 Aug 2019 by Tim L
Alcaeus varicornis (Acacia stink bug) at ANBG - 16 Aug 2019 by Tim L
Crepidomenus fulgidus (Click beetle) at ANBG - 16 Aug 2019 by Tim L
Tamopsis sp. (genus) (Two-tailed spider) at ANBG - 14 Aug 2019 by Tim L
Tamopsis sp. (genus) (Two-tailed spider) at ANBG - 7 Aug 2019 by Tim L
Psyllidae sp. (family) (Unidentified psyllid or lerp insect) at ANBG - 7 Aug 2019 by Tim L
Tamopsis sp. (genus) (Two-tailed spider) at ANBG - 16 Jul 2019 by Tim L
Rhytidoponera metallica (Greenhead ant) at ANBG - 16 Jul 2019 by Tim L
Austracantha minax (Christmas Spider, Jewel Spider) at ANBG - 27 Jun 2019 by Tim L
Tamopsis sp. (genus) (Two-tailed spider) at ANBG - 27 Jun 2019 by Tim L
Tamopsis sp. (genus) (Two-tailed spider) at ANBG - 26 Jun 2019 by Tim L
Lepidoscia arctiella (Tower Case Moth) at ANBG - 26 Jun 2019 by Tim L
Mutillidae sp. (family) (Unidentified 'velvet ant') at ANBG - 26 Jun 2019 by Tim L
Camponotus suffusus (Golden-tailed sugar ant) at ANBG - 20 Jun 2019 by Tim L
Anystidae (family) (Unidentified anystid mite) at ANBG - 18 Jun 2019 by Tim L
Rhytidoponera tasmaniensis at ANBG - 14 Jun 2019 by Tim L
Rhytidoponera tasmaniensis at ANBG - 14 Jun 2019 by Tim L
Polyrhachis sp. (genus) (A spiny ant) at ANBG - 14 Jun 2019 by Tim L
Rhytidoponera tasmaniensis at ANBG - 14 Jun 2019 by Tim L
Rhytidoponera tasmaniensis at ANBG - 14 Jun 2019 by Tim L
Tamopsis sp. (genus) (Two-tailed spider) at ANBG - 14 Jun 2019 by Tim L
Tamopsis sp. (genus) (Two-tailed spider) at ANBG - 14 Jun 2019 by Tim L
Rhytidoponera metallica (Greenhead ant) at ANBG - 28 May 2019 by Tim L
Oncopeltus sordidus (Milk vine bug) at ANBG - 22 May 2019 by Christine
Anonychomyrma sp. (genus) (Black Cocktail Ant) at ANBG - 24 Apr 2019 by Tim L
Braconidae sp. (family) (Unidentified braconid wasp) at ANBG - 14 Apr 2019 by Alison Milton
Rhytidoponera metallica (Greenhead ant) at ANBG - 14 Apr 2019 by Alison Milton
Lagriinae sp. (subfamily) (Unidentified lagriine darkling beetle) at ANBG - 18 Mar 2019 by Tim L
Synthemis eustalacta (Swamp Tigertail) at ANBG - 26 Feb 2019 by Tim L
Bembix sp. (genus) (Unidentified Bembix sand wasp) at ANBG - 15 Feb 2019 by HelenCross
Platybrachys sp. (genus) (A gum hopper) at ANBG - 15 Feb 2019 by Tim L
Hemicordulia tau (Tau Emerald) at ANBG - 10 Feb 2019 by Tim L
Neoscleropogon sp. (genus) (Robber fly) at ANBG - 11 Dec 2018 by Tim L
Tolpis barbata (Yellow Hawkweed) at ANBG - 11 Dec 2018 by Alison Milton
Calliphora sp. (genus) (Unidentified blowfly) at ANBG - 11 Dec 2018 by Alison Milton
Villa sp. (genus) (Unidentified Villa bee fly) at ANBG - 12 Nov 2018 by Tim L
Acanthiza lineata (Striated Thornbill) at ANBG - 5 Nov 2018 by Alison Milton
Trapezites phigalia (Heath Ochre) at ANBG - 4 Nov 2018 by Alison Milton
Pieris rapae (Cabbage White) at ANBG - 1 Nov 2018 by Alison Milton
Simosyrphus grandicornis (Common hover fly) at ANBG - 1 Nov 2018 by Alison Milton
Lipotriches (Austronomia) phanerura (Halictid bee) at ANBG - 1 Nov 2018 by Alison Milton
Apis mellifera (European honey bee) at ANBG - 19 Oct 2018 by Alison Milton
Pogona barbata (Eastern Bearded Dragon) at ANBG - 18 Oct 2018 by Tim L
Iridomyrmex purpureus (Meat Ant) at ANBG - 27 Sep 2018 by Tim L
Miridae sp. (family) (Unidentified plant bug) at ANBG - 27 Sep 2018 by Tim L
Chironomidae sp. (family) (Midge) at ANBG - 27 Sep 2018 by Tim L
Dicranolaius bellulus (Red and Blue Pollen Beetle) at ANBG - 27 Sep 2018 by Tim L
Alticini sp. (tribe) (Unidentified flea beetle) at ANBG - 25 Sep 2018 by Tim L
Sarothrocrepis civica (An arboreal 'ground' beetle) at ANBG - 25 Sep 2018 by Tim L
Pycnobraconoides sp. (genus) (A Braconid wasp) at ANBG - 17 Sep 2018 by Alison Milton
Petroica rosea (Rose Robin) at ANBG - 17 Sep 2018 by Alison Milton
Acanthorhynchus tenuirostris (Eastern Spinebill) at ANBG - 3 Jul 2018 by Alison Milton
Apis mellifera (European honey bee) at ANBG - 20 May 2018 by Tim L
Apis mellifera (European honey bee) at ANBG - 18 May 2018 by Tim L
Apis mellifera (European honey bee) at ANBG - 17 May 2018 by Tim L
Platycercus elegans (Crimson Rosella) at ANBG - 27 Apr 2018 by Alison Milton
Eopsaltria australis (Eastern Yellow Robin) at ANBG - 27 Apr 2018 by Alison Milton
Petroica rosea (Rose Robin) at ANBG - 5 Apr 2018 by Alison Milton
Cormobates leucophaea (White-throated Treecreeper) at ANBG - 5 Apr 2018 by Alison Milton
Pardalotus punctatus (Spotted Pardalote) at ANBG - 5 Apr 2018 by Alison Milton

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Location information

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 Abundance
  • 25mm to 50mm Animal size (cm)
  • 26 Jun 2019 Recorded on
  • Tim L Recorded by

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