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Macrobathra desmotoma

A Cosmet moth at Cook, ACT

Macrobathra desmotoma at Cook, ACT - 9 Jan 2020
Macrobathra desmotoma at Cook, ACT - 9 Jan 2020
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Identification history

Macrobathra desmotoma 9 Dec 2020 GlennCocking
Macrobathra heminephela 11 Jan 2020 ibaird
Macrobathra heminephela 11 Jan 2020 CathB

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Gea theridioides (An orb weaver spider) at Cook, ACT - 26 Feb 2022 by CathB Simaetha sp. (genus) (Unidentified Brown jumper) at Cook, ACT - 26 Feb 2022 by CathB Taractrocera papyria (White-banded Grass-dart) at Cook, ACT - 25 Feb 2022 by CathB Clubiona sp. (genus) (Unidentified Stout Sac Spider) at Cook, ACT - 25 Feb 2022 by CathB Trigonidium sp. (genus) (A Sword-tail Cricket) at Cook, ACT - 25 Feb 2022 by CathB Paropsisterna cloelia (Eucalyptus variegated beetle) at Cook, ACT - 24 Feb 2022 by CathB Anoplognathus sp. (genus) (Unidentified Christmas beetle) at Cook, ACT - 31 Jan 2022 by CathB zz agaric (stem; gills not white/cream) at Cook, ACT - 18 Jan 2022 by drakes Acrida conica (Giant green slantface) at Cook, ACT - 9 Jan 2022 by CathB Ellipsidion humerale (Common Ellipsidion) at Cook, ACT - 3 Jan 2022 by CathB Goniaea sp. (genus) (A gumleaf grasshopper) at Cook, ACT - 28 Dec 2021 by CathB Paropsis atomaria (Eucalyptus leaf beetle) at Cook, ACT - 24 Dec 2021 by CathB Crepis capillaris (Smooth Hawksbeard) at Cook, ACT - 19 Dec 2021 by drakes Camponotus suffusus (Golden-tailed sugar ant) at Cook, ACT - 10 Dec 2021 by CathB Ocybadistes walkeri (Green Grass-dart) at Cook, ACT - 29 Nov 2021 by drakes Paropsis atomaria (Eucalyptus leaf beetle) at Cook, ACT - 23 Nov 2021 by CathB Aporocera (Aporocera) haematodes (A case bearing leaf beetle) at Cook, ACT - 22 Nov 2021 by CathB Peritropha oligodrachma (A twig moth) at Cook, ACT - 20 Nov 2021 by CathB Taractrocera papyria (White-banded Grass-dart) at Cook, ACT - 8 Nov 2021 by CathB Carenum tinctilatum (Digger carab beetle) at Cook, ACT - 7 Nov 2021 by CathB Araneus talipedatus (Slender green orb-weaver) at Cook, ACT - 16 Sep 2021 by CathB Pogona barbata (Bearded Dragon) at Cook, ACT - 9 Sep 2021 by Tammy Iridomyrmex purpureus (Meat Ant) at Cook, ACT - 1 Sep 2021 by CathB Hakea decurrens (Bushy Needlewood) at Cook, ACT - 28 Aug 2021 by drakes Araneus hamiltoni (Hamilton's Orb Weaver) at Cook, ACT - 28 Aug 2021 by Tammy Coccinellidae sp. (family) (Unidentified lady beetle) at Cook, ACT - 12 Aug 2021 by CathB Acacia boormanii (Snowy River Wattle) at Cook, ACT - 1 Aug 2021 by drakes Cytaea severa (Severe Cytaea) at Cook, ACT - 7 May 2021 by CathB Simaethula sp. (genus) (A jumping spider) at Cook, ACT - 7 May 2021 by CathB Exocarpos cupressiformis (Cherry Ballart) at Cook, ACT - 27 Apr 2021 by drakes Hemiergis talbingoensis (Three-toed Skink) at Cook, ACT - 13 Apr 2021 by Tammy Ichneumonidae (family) (Unidentified ichneumon wasp) at Cook, ACT - 8 Apr 2021 by CathB Chorista australis (Autumn scorpion fly) at Cook, ACT - 2 Apr 2021 by drakes Apina callisto (Pasture Day Moth) at Cook, ACT - 2 Apr 2021 by drakes zz agaric (stem; gills white/cream) at Cook, ACT - 23 Mar 2021 by drakes Platystomatidae sp. (Family) (Unidentified signal fly) at Cook, ACT - 7 Mar 2021 by CathB Vittadinia muelleri (Narrow-leafed New Holland Daisy) at Cook, ACT - 24 Feb 2021 by drakes Sandalodes superbus (Ludicra Jumping Spider) at Cook, ACT - 10 Feb 2021 by CathB Crinipellis australis at Cook, ACT - 8 Feb 2021 by drakes Pyrgotidae sp. (family) (A pyrgotid fly) at Cook, ACT - 20 Jan 2021 by tpreston Junonia villida (Meadow Argus) at Cook, ACT - 18 Jan 2021 by drakes Eriococcidae sp. (family) (Unidentified felted scale) at Cook, ACT - 14 Jan 2021 by CathB Calotis lappulacea (Yellow burr daisy) at Cook, ACT - 12 Jan 2021 by drakes Cassinia longifolia (Shiny Cassinia, Cauliflower Bush) at Cook, ACT - 29 Dec 2020 by drakes Katipo signoreti (Leafhopper) at Cook, ACT - 9 Dec 2020 by CathB Vanessa kershawi (Australian Painted Lady) at Cook, ACT - 7 Dec 2020 by drakes Coccidae sp. (family) (Unidentified coccid scale insect) at Cook, ACT - 28 Nov 2020 by CathB Cryptolaemus montrouzieri (Mealybug ladybird) at Cook, ACT - 28 Nov 2020 by CathB Tiphiidae sp. (family) (Unidentified Smooth flower wasp) at Cook, ACT - 28 Nov 2020 by CathB Amorbus sp. (genus) (Eucalyptus Tip bug) at Cook, ACT - 18 Nov 2020 by CathB Mycetophilidae sp. (family) (A Fungus gnat) at Cook, ACT - 2 Nov 2020 by CathB Polyporus arcularius at Cook, ACT - 1 Nov 2020 by drakes Rhinotia sp. (genus) (Unidentified Rhinotia weevil) at Cook, ACT - 20 Oct 2020 by CathB Acizzia sp. (genus) (Unidentified wattle psyllid) at Cook, ACT - 20 Oct 2020 by CathB Phaeoceros sp. at Cook, ACT - 15 Oct 2020 by CathB Zelleria cynetica (Rectangular Ermine Moth) at Cook, ACT - 15 Oct 2020 by CathB Bulbine bulbosa (Golden Lily) at Cook, ACT - 11 Oct 2020 by drakes Chrysolina quadrigemina (Greater St Johns Wort beetle) at Cook, ACT - 8 Oct 2020 by CathB Servaea sp. (genus) (Unidentified Servaea jumping spider) at Cook, ACT - 28 Sep 2020 by AlisonMilton Drosera sp. (A Sundew) at Cook, ACT - 28 Sep 2020 by AlisonMilton Socca pustulosa (Knobbled Orbweaver) at Cook, ACT - 28 Sep 2020 by AlisonMilton Myrmecia sp., pilosula-group (Jack jumper) at Cook, ACT - 28 Sep 2020 by AlisonMilton Paropsisterna octosignata (Eucalyptus leaf beetle) at Cook, ACT - 28 Sep 2020 by AlisonMilton Paropsisterna octosignata (Eucalyptus leaf beetle) at Cook, ACT - 28 Sep 2020 by AlisonMilton Wurmbea dioica subsp. dioica (Early Nancy) at Cook, ACT - 28 Sep 2020 by AlisonMilton Bulbine bulbosa (Golden Lily) at Cook, ACT - 28 Sep 2020 by AlisonMilton Parentucellia latifolia (Red Bartsia) at Cook, ACT - 17 Sep 2020 by CathB Bulbine bulbosa (Golden Lily) at Cook, ACT - 15 Sep 2020 by CathB Cymbonotus sp. (preissianus or lawsonianus) (Bears Ears) at Cook, ACT - 13 Sep 2020 by drakes Tasmanicosa sp. (genus) (Unidentified Tasmanicosa wolf spider) at Cook, ACT - 7 Sep 2020 by Tammy Arctotheca calendula (Capeweed, Cape Dandelion) at Cook, ACT - 3 Sep 2020 by drakes Acacia genistifolia (Early Wattle) at Cook, ACT - 2 Sep 2020 by drakes Riccia sp. (Liverwort) at Cook, ACT - 18 Aug 2020 by CathB Riccia cartilaginosa (Liverwort) at Cook, ACT - 18 Aug 2020 by CathB Anthoceros agrestis at Cook, ACT - 18 Aug 2020 by CathB Eccremidium sp. at Cook, ACT - 23 Jul 2020 by CathB Micromus tasmaniae (Tasmanian Brown Lacewing) at Cook, ACT - 23 Jul 2020 by CathB Phaeoceros sp. at Cook, ACT - 23 Jul 2020 by CathB Perenniporia ochroleuca at Cook, ACT - 28 Jun 2020 by drakes Cortinarius sp. (Cortinarius) at Cook, ACT - 25 May 2020 by Tammy Chorista australis (Autumn scorpion fly) at Cook, ACT - 3 May 2020 by Tammy Crypsiphona ocultaria (Red-lined Looper Moth) at Cook, ACT - 22 Mar 2020 by CathB Jalmenus icilius (Amethyst Hairstreak) at Cook, ACT - 9 Mar 2020 by CathB Tiliqua rugosa (Shingleback Lizard) at Cook, ACT - 7 Feb 2020 by CathB Calomela vittata (Acacia leaf beetle) at Cook, ACT - 19 Jan 2020 by CathB Agrilus hypoleucus (Hypoleucus jewel beetle) at Cook, ACT - 9 Jan 2020 by CathB Rhinotia phoenicoptera (Belid weevil) at Cook, ACT - 9 Jan 2020 by CathB Camponotus suffusus (Golden-tailed sugar ant) at Cook, ACT - 4 Jan 2020 by CathB Camponotus suffusus (Golden-tailed sugar ant) at Cook, ACT - 4 Jan 2020 by CathB Phaps chalcoptera (Common Bronzewing) at Cook, ACT - 27 Dec 2019 by Tammy Jalmenus icilius (Amethyst Hairstreak) at Cook, ACT - 13 Dec 2019 by CathB Epicoma contristis (Yellow-spotted Epicoma Moth) at Cook, ACT - 13 Dec 2019 by CathB Gnaphosidae or Trochanteriidae (families) (Flat spider) at Cook, ACT - 11 Dec 2019 by CathB Macrobathra heminephela (Silver Wattle Moth) at Cook, ACT - 6 Dec 2019 by CathB Ogcodes basalis (A hunch-back fly) at Cook, ACT - 4 Dec 2019 by CathB Trifolium arvense var. arvense (Haresfoot Clover) at Cook, ACT - 13 Nov 2019 by CathB Rytidosperma carphoides (Short Wallaby Grass) at Cook, ACT - 13 Nov 2019 by CathB Rytidosperma sp. (Wallaby Grass) at Cook, ACT - 13 Nov 2019 by CathB Bromus hordeaceus (A Soft Brome) at Cook, ACT - 11 Nov 2019 by CathB Briza maxima (Quaking Grass, Blowfly Grass) at Cook, ACT - 11 Nov 2019 by CathB
Gea theridioides (An orb weaver spider) at Cook, ACT - 26 Feb 2022 by CathB
Simaetha sp. (genus) (Unidentified Brown jumper) at Cook, ACT - 26 Feb 2022 by CathB
Taractrocera papyria (White-banded Grass-dart) at Cook, ACT - 25 Feb 2022 by CathB
Clubiona sp. (genus) (Unidentified Stout Sac Spider) at Cook, ACT - 25 Feb 2022 by CathB
Trigonidium sp. (genus) (A Sword-tail Cricket) at Cook, ACT - 25 Feb 2022 by CathB
Paropsisterna cloelia (Eucalyptus variegated beetle) at Cook, ACT - 24 Feb 2022 by CathB
Anoplognathus sp. (genus) (Unidentified Christmas beetle) at Cook, ACT - 31 Jan 2022 by CathB
zz agaric (stem; gills not white/cream) at Cook, ACT - 18 Jan 2022 by drakes
Acrida conica (Giant green slantface) at Cook, ACT - 9 Jan 2022 by CathB
Ellipsidion humerale (Common Ellipsidion) at Cook, ACT - 3 Jan 2022 by CathB
Goniaea sp. (genus) (A gumleaf grasshopper) at Cook, ACT - 28 Dec 2021 by CathB
Paropsis atomaria (Eucalyptus leaf beetle) at Cook, ACT - 24 Dec 2021 by CathB
Crepis capillaris (Smooth Hawksbeard) at Cook, ACT - 19 Dec 2021 by drakes
Camponotus suffusus (Golden-tailed sugar ant) at Cook, ACT - 10 Dec 2021 by CathB
Ocybadistes walkeri (Green Grass-dart) at Cook, ACT - 29 Nov 2021 by drakes
Paropsis atomaria (Eucalyptus leaf beetle) at Cook, ACT - 23 Nov 2021 by CathB
Aporocera (Aporocera) haematodes (A case bearing leaf beetle) at Cook, ACT - 22 Nov 2021 by CathB
Peritropha oligodrachma (A twig moth) at Cook, ACT - 20 Nov 2021 by CathB
Taractrocera papyria (White-banded Grass-dart) at Cook, ACT - 8 Nov 2021 by CathB
Carenum tinctilatum (Digger carab beetle) at Cook, ACT - 7 Nov 2021 by CathB
Araneus talipedatus (Slender green orb-weaver) at Cook, ACT - 16 Sep 2021 by CathB
Pogona barbata (Bearded Dragon) at Cook, ACT - 9 Sep 2021 by Tammy
Iridomyrmex purpureus (Meat Ant) at Cook, ACT - 1 Sep 2021 by CathB
Hakea decurrens (Bushy Needlewood) at Cook, ACT - 28 Aug 2021 by drakes
Araneus hamiltoni (Hamilton's Orb Weaver) at Cook, ACT - 28 Aug 2021 by Tammy
Coccinellidae sp. (family) (Unidentified lady beetle) at Cook, ACT - 12 Aug 2021 by CathB
Acacia boormanii (Snowy River Wattle) at Cook, ACT - 1 Aug 2021 by drakes
Cytaea severa (Severe Cytaea) at Cook, ACT - 7 May 2021 by CathB
Simaethula sp. (genus) (A jumping spider) at Cook, ACT - 7 May 2021 by CathB
Exocarpos cupressiformis (Cherry Ballart) at Cook, ACT - 27 Apr 2021 by drakes
Hemiergis talbingoensis (Three-toed Skink) at Cook, ACT - 13 Apr 2021 by Tammy
Ichneumonidae (family) (Unidentified ichneumon wasp) at Cook, ACT - 8 Apr 2021 by CathB
Chorista australis (Autumn scorpion fly) at Cook, ACT - 2 Apr 2021 by drakes
Apina callisto (Pasture Day Moth) at Cook, ACT - 2 Apr 2021 by drakes
zz agaric (stem; gills white/cream) at Cook, ACT - 23 Mar 2021 by drakes
Platystomatidae sp. (Family) (Unidentified signal fly) at Cook, ACT - 7 Mar 2021 by CathB
Vittadinia muelleri (Narrow-leafed New Holland Daisy) at Cook, ACT - 24 Feb 2021 by drakes
Sandalodes superbus (Ludicra Jumping Spider) at Cook, ACT - 10 Feb 2021 by CathB
Crinipellis australis at Cook, ACT - 8 Feb 2021 by drakes
Pyrgotidae sp. (family) (A pyrgotid fly) at Cook, ACT - 20 Jan 2021 by tpreston
Junonia villida (Meadow Argus) at Cook, ACT - 18 Jan 2021 by drakes
Eriococcidae sp. (family) (Unidentified felted scale) at Cook, ACT - 14 Jan 2021 by CathB
Calotis lappulacea (Yellow burr daisy) at Cook, ACT - 12 Jan 2021 by drakes
Cassinia longifolia (Shiny Cassinia, Cauliflower Bush) at Cook, ACT - 29 Dec 2020 by drakes
Katipo signoreti (Leafhopper) at Cook, ACT - 9 Dec 2020 by CathB
Vanessa kershawi (Australian Painted Lady) at Cook, ACT - 7 Dec 2020 by drakes
Coccidae sp. (family) (Unidentified coccid scale insect) at Cook, ACT - 28 Nov 2020 by CathB
Cryptolaemus montrouzieri (Mealybug ladybird) at Cook, ACT - 28 Nov 2020 by CathB
Tiphiidae sp. (family) (Unidentified Smooth flower wasp) at Cook, ACT - 28 Nov 2020 by CathB
Amorbus sp. (genus) (Eucalyptus Tip bug) at Cook, ACT - 18 Nov 2020 by CathB
Mycetophilidae sp. (family) (A Fungus gnat) at Cook, ACT - 2 Nov 2020 by CathB
Polyporus arcularius at Cook, ACT - 1 Nov 2020 by drakes
Rhinotia sp. (genus) (Unidentified Rhinotia weevil) at Cook, ACT - 20 Oct 2020 by CathB
Acizzia sp. (genus) (Unidentified wattle psyllid) at Cook, ACT - 20 Oct 2020 by CathB
Phaeoceros sp. at Cook, ACT - 15 Oct 2020 by CathB
Zelleria cynetica (Rectangular Ermine Moth) at Cook, ACT - 15 Oct 2020 by CathB
Bulbine bulbosa (Golden Lily) at Cook, ACT - 11 Oct 2020 by drakes
Chrysolina quadrigemina (Greater St Johns Wort beetle) at Cook, ACT - 8 Oct 2020 by CathB
Servaea sp. (genus) (Unidentified Servaea jumping spider) at Cook, ACT - 28 Sep 2020 by AlisonMilton
Drosera sp. (A Sundew) at Cook, ACT - 28 Sep 2020 by AlisonMilton
Socca pustulosa (Knobbled Orbweaver) at Cook, ACT - 28 Sep 2020 by AlisonMilton
Myrmecia sp., pilosula-group (Jack jumper) at Cook, ACT - 28 Sep 2020 by AlisonMilton
Paropsisterna octosignata (Eucalyptus leaf beetle) at Cook, ACT - 28 Sep 2020 by AlisonMilton
Paropsisterna octosignata (Eucalyptus leaf beetle) at Cook, ACT - 28 Sep 2020 by AlisonMilton
Wurmbea dioica subsp. dioica (Early Nancy) at Cook, ACT - 28 Sep 2020 by AlisonMilton
Bulbine bulbosa (Golden Lily) at Cook, ACT - 28 Sep 2020 by AlisonMilton
Parentucellia latifolia (Red Bartsia) at Cook, ACT - 17 Sep 2020 by CathB
Bulbine bulbosa (Golden Lily) at Cook, ACT - 15 Sep 2020 by CathB
Cymbonotus sp. (preissianus or lawsonianus) (Bears Ears) at Cook, ACT - 13 Sep 2020 by drakes
Tasmanicosa sp. (genus) (Unidentified Tasmanicosa wolf spider) at Cook, ACT - 7 Sep 2020 by Tammy
Arctotheca calendula (Capeweed, Cape Dandelion) at Cook, ACT - 3 Sep 2020 by drakes
Acacia genistifolia (Early Wattle) at Cook, ACT - 2 Sep 2020 by drakes
Riccia sp. (Liverwort) at Cook, ACT - 18 Aug 2020 by CathB
Riccia cartilaginosa (Liverwort) at Cook, ACT - 18 Aug 2020 by CathB
Anthoceros agrestis at Cook, ACT - 18 Aug 2020 by CathB
Eccremidium sp. at Cook, ACT - 23 Jul 2020 by CathB
Micromus tasmaniae (Tasmanian Brown Lacewing) at Cook, ACT - 23 Jul 2020 by CathB
Phaeoceros sp. at Cook, ACT - 23 Jul 2020 by CathB
Perenniporia ochroleuca at Cook, ACT - 28 Jun 2020 by drakes
Cortinarius sp. (Cortinarius) at Cook, ACT - 25 May 2020 by Tammy
Chorista australis (Autumn scorpion fly) at Cook, ACT - 3 May 2020 by Tammy
Crypsiphona ocultaria (Red-lined Looper Moth) at Cook, ACT - 22 Mar 2020 by CathB
Jalmenus icilius (Amethyst Hairstreak) at Cook, ACT - 9 Mar 2020 by CathB
Tiliqua rugosa (Shingleback Lizard) at Cook, ACT - 7 Feb 2020 by CathB
Calomela vittata (Acacia leaf beetle) at Cook, ACT - 19 Jan 2020 by CathB
Agrilus hypoleucus (Hypoleucus jewel beetle) at Cook, ACT - 9 Jan 2020 by CathB
Rhinotia phoenicoptera (Belid weevil) at Cook, ACT - 9 Jan 2020 by CathB
Camponotus suffusus (Golden-tailed sugar ant) at Cook, ACT - 4 Jan 2020 by CathB
Camponotus suffusus (Golden-tailed sugar ant) at Cook, ACT - 4 Jan 2020 by CathB
Phaps chalcoptera (Common Bronzewing) at Cook, ACT - 27 Dec 2019 by Tammy
Jalmenus icilius (Amethyst Hairstreak) at Cook, ACT - 13 Dec 2019 by CathB
Epicoma contristis (Yellow-spotted Epicoma Moth) at Cook, ACT - 13 Dec 2019 by CathB
Gnaphosidae or Trochanteriidae (families) (Flat spider) at Cook, ACT - 11 Dec 2019 by CathB
Macrobathra heminephela (Silver Wattle Moth) at Cook, ACT - 6 Dec 2019 by CathB
Ogcodes basalis (A hunch-back fly) at Cook, ACT - 4 Dec 2019 by CathB
Trifolium arvense var. arvense (Haresfoot Clover) at Cook, ACT - 13 Nov 2019 by CathB
Rytidosperma carphoides (Short Wallaby Grass) at Cook, ACT - 13 Nov 2019 by CathB
Rytidosperma sp. (Wallaby Grass) at Cook, ACT - 13 Nov 2019 by CathB
Bromus hordeaceus (A Soft Brome) at Cook, ACT - 11 Nov 2019 by CathB
Briza maxima (Quaking Grass, Blowfly Grass) at Cook, ACT - 11 Nov 2019 by CathB

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Location information

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 - 3 Abundance
  • 9 Jan 2020 05:31 PM Recorded on
  • CathB Recorded by

Additional information

  • Acacia dealbata Associated plant
  • 5mm to 12mm Animal size

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