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Geometer moth (Geometridae)Sterrhinae sp. (subfamily)

Unidentified Sterrhinae geometrid moths at Gundaroo, NSW

Sterrhinae sp. (subfamily) at Gundaroo, NSW - 9 Oct 2019

Identification history

Geometer moth (Geometridae) Sterrhinae sp. (subfamily) 10 Oct 2019 ibaird
Geometer moth (Geometridae) Sterrhinae sp. (subfamily) 10 Oct 2019 donhe
Geometer moth (Geometridae) Scopula sp. (genus) 9 Oct 2019 ibaird
Unidentified 9 Oct 2019 Gunyijan

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3 comments

ibaird wrote:
   9 Oct 2019
Seems to lack the filamentous antennae which both sexes show in P. cognata.
   9 Oct 2019
I think it's a Scopula or Idaea
donhe wrote:
   10 Oct 2019
The placing of the dark dots and the zigzag lines on the wings seem to match both Idaea nephelota and Scopula optivata

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Macropus robustus (Wallaroo) at Gundaroo, NSW - 18 Sep 2019 by Gunyijan
Melanerythrus mactans (A seed bug) at Gundaroo, NSW - 15 Sep 2019 by Gunyijan
Hardenbergia violacea (False Sarsaparilla) at Gundaroo, NSW - 15 Sep 2019 by Gunyijan
Falco cenchroides (Nankeen Kestrel) at Gundaroo, NSW - 15 Sep 2019 by Gunyijan
Zanda funereus (Yellow-tailed Black-Cockatoo) at Gundaroo, NSW - 22 Jul 2019 by Gunyijan
Oxycanus sp. (genus) (A swift or ghost moth) at Gundaroo, NSW - 9 Jun 2019 by Gunyijan
Macropus giganteus (Eastern Grey Kangaroo) at Gundaroo, NSW - 25 May 2019 by Gunyijan
Dacelo novaeguineae (Laughing Kookaburra) at Gundaroo, NSW - 9 May 2019 by Gunyijan
Varanus varius (Lace Monitor) at Gundaroo, NSW - 25 Dec 2018 by Gunyijan
Egernia cunninghami (Cunningham's Skink) at Gundaroo, NSW - 9 Nov 2018 by Gunyijan
Pseudechis porphyriacus (Red-bellied Black Snake) at Gundaroo, NSW - 8 Nov 2018 by Gunyijan
Tachyglossus aculeatus (Short-beaked Echidna) at Gundaroo, NSW - 8 Nov 2018 by Gunyijan
Macropus rufogriseus (Red-necked Wallaby) at Gundaroo, NSW - 7 Nov 2018 by Gunyijan
Wallabia bicolor (Swamp Wallaby) at Gundaroo, NSW - 1 Sep 2018 by Gunyijan
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Callocephalon fimbriatum (Gang-gang Cockatoo) at Gundaroo, NSW - 21 Mar 2017 by Gunyijan
Podargus strigoides (Tawny Frogmouth) at Gundaroo, NSW - 21 Oct 2016 by Gunyijan
Litoria peronii (Peron's Tree-frog) at Gundaroo, NSW - 7 Jun 2016 by Gunyijan
Pogona barbata (Eastern Bearded Dragon) at Gundaroo, NSW - 13 Dec 2014 by Gunyijan
Limnodynastes tasmaniensis (Spotted Grass Frog) at Gundaroo, NSW - 11 Apr 2014 by Gunyijan
Todiramphus sanctus (Sacred Kingfisher) at Gundaroo, NSW - 2 Nov 2013 by Gunyijan

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Location information

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 8 Abundance
  • 5mm to 12mm Animal size
  • 9 Oct 2019 Recorded on
  • Gunyijan Recorded by

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