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Utetheisa pulchelloides

Heliotrope Moth at Cotter River, ACT

Utetheisa pulchelloides at Cotter River, ACT - 2 Apr 2018
Utetheisa pulchelloides at Cotter River, ACT - 2 Apr 2018
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Identification history

Utetheisa pulchelloides 16 May 2018 ibaird
Utetheisa pulchelloides 16 May 2018 zelotypia
Utetheisa pulchelloides 4 Apr 2018 SWishart

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User's notes

We saw a few of these moths around the top of the track and down the firetrail a little way, each one on its own.

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Heteronympha penelope (Shouldered Brown) at Cotter River, ACT - 23 Apr 2022 by MatthewFrawley Pseudemoia entrecasteauxii (Woodland Tussock-skink) at Cotter River, ACT - 23 Apr 2022 by MatthewFrawley Chauliognathus tricolor (Tricolor soldier beetle) at Cotter River, ACT - 29 Dec 2021 by Ned_Johnston Podolobium alpestre (Shaggy Alpine Pea) at Cotter River, ACT - 27 Dec 2021 by Tapirlord Goodenia hederacea subsp. alpestris at Cotter River, ACT - 27 Dec 2021 by Tapirlord Celmisia sp. (A Snow Daisy) at Cotter River, ACT - 27 Dec 2021 by Tapirlord Tabanidae (family) (Unidentified march or horse fly) at Cotter River, ACT - 22 Dec 2021 by JohnBundock Microseris lanceolata (Yam Daisy) at Cotter River, ACT - 1 Jan 2021 by Jubeyjubes Geitoneura klugii (Klug's Xenica / Marbled Xenica) at Cotter River, ACT - 7 Dec 2018 by JohnBundock Paropsisterna lignea (Lignea leaf beetle) at Cotter River, ACT - 2 Apr 2018 by SWishart Geitoneura klugii (Klug's Xenica / Marbled Xenica) at Cotter River, ACT - 24 Dec 2017 by PeterR
Heteronympha penelope (Shouldered Brown) at Cotter River, ACT - 23 Apr 2022 by MatthewFrawley
Pseudemoia entrecasteauxii (Woodland Tussock-skink) at Cotter River, ACT - 23 Apr 2022 by MatthewFrawley
Chauliognathus tricolor (Tricolor soldier beetle) at Cotter River, ACT - 29 Dec 2021 by Ned_Johnston
Podolobium alpestre (Shaggy Alpine Pea) at Cotter River, ACT - 27 Dec 2021 by Tapirlord
Goodenia hederacea subsp. alpestris at Cotter River, ACT - 27 Dec 2021 by Tapirlord
Celmisia sp. (A Snow Daisy) at Cotter River, ACT - 27 Dec 2021 by Tapirlord
Tabanidae (family) (Unidentified march or horse fly) at Cotter River, ACT - 22 Dec 2021 by JohnBundock
Microseris lanceolata (Yam Daisy) at Cotter River, ACT - 1 Jan 2021 by Jubeyjubes
Geitoneura klugii (Klug's Xenica / Marbled Xenica) at Cotter River, ACT - 7 Dec 2018 by JohnBundock
Paropsisterna lignea (Lignea leaf beetle) at Cotter River, ACT - 2 Apr 2018 by SWishart
Geitoneura klugii (Klug's Xenica / Marbled Xenica) at Cotter River, ACT - 24 Dec 2017 by PeterR

Location information

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 Abundance
  • 2 Apr 2018 12:05 PM Recorded on
  • SWishart Recorded by

Additional information

  • Mostly flying around/perching on the gorse bitterpea, I think, around the top of the stockyard spur track Associated plant
  • 5mm to 12mm Animal size

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