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Macrobathra desmotoma

A Cosmet moth at Bruce, ACT

Macrobathra desmotoma at Bruce, ACT - 12 Jan 2012
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Macrobathra desmotoma 10 Mar 2020 ibaird
Macrobathra desmotoma 10 Mar 2020 Bron

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Scutigeridae sp. (family) (A scutigerid centipede) at Bruce, ACT - 7 Nov 2021 by tpreston Juncus remotiflorus (A rush) at Bruce, ACT - 7 Nov 2021 by tpreston Eurystomus orientalis (Dollarbird) at Bruce, ACT - 10 Oct 2021 by tom.tomward@gmail.com Aleurina ferruginea (Fleshy Cup Fungus) at Bruce, ACT - 27 Jul 2021 by tpreston Limnodynastes tasmaniensis (Spotted Grass Frog) at Bruce, ACT - 27 Jul 2021 by tpreston Chenonetta jubata (Australian Wood Duck) at Bruce, ACT - 22 Jul 2021 by AlisonMilton Dictyotus conspicuus (A shield or stink bug) at Bruce, ACT - 12 Jan 2021 by kasiaaus Orthodera ministralis (Green Mantid) at Bruce, ACT - 12 Jan 2021 by kasiaaus Orgyia anartoides (Painted Apple Moth) at Bruce, ACT - 12 Jan 2021 by kasiaaus Eurymelinae (subfamily) (Unidentified eurymeline leafhopper) at Bruce, ACT - 12 Jan 2021 by kasiaaus Agrilus hypoleucus (Hypoleucus jewel beetle) at Bruce, ACT - 12 Jan 2021 by kasiaaus Psilosticha absorpta (Fine-waved Bark Moth) at Bruce, ACT - 12 Jan 2021 by kasiaaus Lasiocampidae (family) immature (Lappet & Snout Moths) at Bruce, ACT - 12 Jan 2021 by kasiaaus Junonia villida (Meadow Argus) at Bruce, ACT - 12 Jan 2021 by kasiaaus Junonia villida (Meadow Argus) at Bruce, ACT - 12 Jan 2021 by kasiaaus Asura lydia (Lydia Lichen Moth) at Bruce, ACT - 24 Nov 2020 by JohnBundock Pyralidae (family) (A Pyralid Moth) at Bruce, ACT - 8 Nov 2020 by kasiaaus Rhinotia sp. (genus) (Unidentified Rhinotia weevil) at Bruce, ACT - 8 Nov 2020 by kasiaaus Harmonia conformis (Common Spotted Ladybird) at Bruce, ACT - 8 Nov 2020 by kasiaaus Monolepta froggatti (Leaf beetle) at Bruce, ACT - 8 Nov 2020 by kasiaaus Harmonia conformis (Common Spotted Ladybird) at Bruce, ACT - 8 Nov 2020 by kasiaaus Thema macroscia (A concealer moth) at Bruce, ACT - 8 Nov 2020 by kasiaaus Rhinotia suturalis (Belid weevil) at Bruce, ACT - 8 Nov 2020 by kasiaaus Chironomidae (family) (Non-biting Midge) at Bruce, ACT - 8 Nov 2020 by kasiaaus Taxeotis intextata (Looper Moth, Grey Taxeotis) at Bruce, ACT - 8 Nov 2020 by kasiaaus Merimnetes oblongus (Radiata pine shoot weevil) at Bruce, ACT - 8 Nov 2020 by kasiaaus Eusemocosma pruinosa (A Concealer moth) at Bruce, ACT - 2 Nov 2020 by Bron Stylidium graminifolium (Grass Triggerplant) at Bruce, ACT - 20 Oct 2020 by tpreston Chrysocephalum apiculatum (Common Everlasting) at Bruce, ACT - 20 Oct 2020 by tpreston Heteromastix sp. (genus) (Soldier beetle) at Bruce, ACT - 20 Oct 2020 by tpreston Servaea sp. (genus) (Unidentified Servaea jumping spider) at Bruce, ACT - 20 Oct 2020 by tpreston Cortaderia selloana (Pampas Grass) at Bruce, ACT - 20 Oct 2020 by tpreston Bermius brachycerus (A grasshopper) at Bruce, ACT - 31 Mar 2020 by Bron Camponotus suffusus (Golden-tailed sugar ant) at Bruce, ACT - 31 Mar 2020 by Bron Euryopis umbilicata (Striped tick spider) at Bruce, ACT - 31 Mar 2020 by Bron Austrolestes leda (Wandering Ringtail) at Bruce, ACT - 31 Mar 2020 by Bron Sparassidae sp. (family) (A Huntsman Spider) at Bruce, ACT - 31 Mar 2020 by Bron Yoyetta robertsonae (Clicking Ambertail) at Bruce, ACT - 3 Dec 2019 by Laserchemisty Comptosia sp. (genus) (Unidentified Comptosia bee fly) at Bruce, ACT - 12 Mar 2019 by Laserchemisty Myrmecia sp., pilosula-group (Jack jumper) at Bruce, ACT - 9 Feb 2019 by Bron Gryllotalpa nitidula (Mole Cricket) at Bruce, ACT - 9 Feb 2019 by Bron Laccotrephes tristis (Water Scorpion or Toe-biter) at Bruce, ACT - 9 Feb 2019 by Bron Cherax destructor (Common Yabby) at Bruce, ACT - 9 Feb 2019 by Bron Diemenia rubromarginata (Pink-margined bug) at Bruce, ACT - 9 Feb 2019 by Bron Sparassidae sp. (family) (A Huntsman Spider) at Bruce, ACT - 9 Feb 2019 by Bron Ceraon sp. (genus) (2-horned tree hopper) at Bruce, ACT - 9 Feb 2019 by Bron Jalmenus evagoras (Imperial Hairstreak) at Bruce, ACT - 9 Feb 2019 by Bron Macrotona australis (Common Macrotona Grasshopper) at Bruce, ACT - 24 Jan 2019 by Bron Amorbus sp. (genus) (Eucalyptus Tip bug) at Bruce, ACT - 24 Jan 2019 by Bron Camponotus suffusus (Golden-tailed sugar ant) at Bruce, ACT - 24 Jan 2019 by Bron Uraba lugens (Gumleaf Skeletonizer) at Bruce, ACT - 24 Jan 2019 by Bron Doratifera quadriguttata and casta (Four-spotted Cup Moth) at Bruce, ACT - 24 Jan 2019 by Bron Austracantha minax (Christmas Spider, Jewel Spider) at Bruce, ACT - 24 Jan 2019 by Bron Gastrimargus musicus (Yellow-winged Locust or Grasshopper) at Bruce, ACT - 24 Jan 2019 by Bron Zizina otis (Common Grass-Blue) at Bruce, ACT - 24 Jan 2019 by Bron Jalmenus evagoras (Imperial Hairstreak) at Bruce, ACT - 24 Jan 2019 by Bron Gonipterus sp. (genus) (Eucalyptus Weevil) at Bruce, ACT - 2 Nov 2017 by Bron Harmonia conformis (Common Spotted Ladybird) at Bruce, ACT - 2 Nov 2017 by Bron Nemophora (genus) (A Fairy Moth) at Bruce, ACT - 2 Nov 2017 by Bron Agrilus hypoleucus (Hypoleucus jewel beetle) at Bruce, ACT - 2 Nov 2017 by Bron Leperina lacera (Trogossitid beetle) at Bruce, ACT - 2 Nov 2017 by Bron Apricia jovialis (Jovial jumping spider) at Bruce, ACT - 2 Nov 2017 by Bron Ptilophorus sp. (genus) (Wedge-shaped beetle) at Bruce, ACT - 11 Oct 2017 by Bron Cicadellidae sp. (family) (Unidentified leafhopper) at Bruce, ACT - 11 Oct 2017 by Bron Epicoma contristis (Yellow-spotted Epicoma Moth) at Bruce, ACT - 11 Oct 2017 by Bron Reduviidae (family) (An assassin bug) at Bruce, ACT - 11 Oct 2017 by Bron Leistomorpha brontoscopa (A concealer moth) at Bruce, ACT - 11 Oct 2017 by Bron Anestia (genus) (A tiger moth) at Bruce, ACT - 17 Nov 2016 by Bron Commius elegans (Cherry Ballart Shield Bug) at Bruce, ACT - 17 Nov 2016 by Bron Ptilogyna sp. (genus) (A crane fly) at Bruce, ACT - 17 Nov 2016 by Bron Neolucia agricola (Fringed Heath-blue) at Bruce, ACT - 17 Nov 2016 by Bron Ellipsidion australe (Austral Ellipsidion cockroach) at Bruce, ACT - 17 Nov 2016 by Bron Diptera (order) (Unidentified fly) at Bruce, ACT - 17 Nov 2016 by Bron Pisauridae sp. (family) (Water spider) at Bruce, ACT - 17 Nov 2016 by Bron Thynninae (subfamily) (Smooth flower wasp) at Bruce, ACT - 29 Oct 2016 by Bron Tridactylus australicus (Pygmy Grasshopper) at Bruce, ACT - 29 Oct 2016 by Bron Saldidae sp. (family) (Unidentified shore bug) at Bruce, ACT - 29 Oct 2016 by Bron Phlaeothripidae sp. (family) (A thrip) at Bruce, ACT - 29 Oct 2016 by Bron Goniaea australasiae (Gumleaf grasshopper) at Bruce, ACT - 29 Oct 2016 by Bron Neolucia agricola (Fringed Heath-blue) at Bruce, ACT - 29 Oct 2016 by Bron Lasioglossum (Chilalictus) sp. (genus & subgenus) (Halictid bee) at Bruce, ACT - 29 Oct 2016 by Bron Chlenias (genus) (A looper moth) at Bruce, ACT - 29 Oct 2016 by Bron Habronestes sp. (genus) (An ant-eating spider) at Bruce, ACT - 29 Oct 2016 by Bron Philobota undescribed species near arabella (A concealer moth) at Bruce, ACT - 29 Oct 2016 by Bron Heliocosma sp.(genus) (A Tortricid moth) at Bruce, ACT - 29 Oct 2016 by Bron Eurema smilax (Small Grass-yellow) at Bruce, ACT - 29 Oct 2016 by Bron Paropsis atomaria (Eucalyptus leaf beetle) at Bruce, ACT - 13 Feb 2016 by Bron Scatopsidae (family) (Dung midge) at Bruce, ACT - 13 Feb 2016 by Bron Idaea inversata (Idaea inversata) at Bruce, ACT - 13 Feb 2016 by Bron Amorbus sp. (genus) (Eucalyptus Tip bug) at Bruce, ACT - 13 Feb 2016 by Bron Araneus albotriangulus (White-triangle orb weaver) at Bruce, ACT - 13 Feb 2016 by Bron Brunotartessus fulvus (Yellow-headed Leafhopper) at Bruce, ACT - 13 Feb 2016 by Bron Backobourkia sp. (genus) (An orb weaver) at Bruce, ACT - 13 Feb 2016 by Bron Mcateella sp. (genus) (A Leaf Bug) at Bruce, ACT - 13 Feb 2016 by Bron Araneus ginninderranus (Dondale's Orb-weaver) at Bruce, ACT - 13 Feb 2016 by Bron Acrida conica (Giant green slantface) at Bruce, ACT - 13 Feb 2016 by Bron Calomela curtisi (Acacia leaf beetle) at Bruce, ACT - 13 Feb 2016 by Bron Theseus modestus (Gum tree shield bug) at Bruce, ACT - 13 Feb 2016 by Bron Macrotona australis (Common Macrotona Grasshopper) at Bruce, ACT - 13 Feb 2016 by Bron Braconidae sp. (family) (Unidentified braconid wasp) at Bruce, ACT - 13 Feb 2016 by Bron
Scutigeridae sp. (family) (A scutigerid centipede) at Bruce, ACT - 7 Nov 2021 by tpreston
Juncus remotiflorus (A rush) at Bruce, ACT - 7 Nov 2021 by tpreston
Eurystomus orientalis (Dollarbird) at Bruce, ACT - 10 Oct 2021 by tom.tomward@gmail.com
Aleurina ferruginea (Fleshy Cup Fungus) at Bruce, ACT - 27 Jul 2021 by tpreston
Limnodynastes tasmaniensis (Spotted Grass Frog) at Bruce, ACT - 27 Jul 2021 by tpreston
Chenonetta jubata (Australian Wood Duck) at Bruce, ACT - 22 Jul 2021 by AlisonMilton
Dictyotus conspicuus (A shield or stink bug) at Bruce, ACT - 12 Jan 2021 by kasiaaus
Orthodera ministralis (Green Mantid) at Bruce, ACT - 12 Jan 2021 by kasiaaus
Orgyia anartoides (Painted Apple Moth) at Bruce, ACT - 12 Jan 2021 by kasiaaus
Eurymelinae (subfamily) (Unidentified eurymeline leafhopper) at Bruce, ACT - 12 Jan 2021 by kasiaaus
Agrilus hypoleucus (Hypoleucus jewel beetle) at Bruce, ACT - 12 Jan 2021 by kasiaaus
Psilosticha absorpta (Fine-waved Bark Moth) at Bruce, ACT - 12 Jan 2021 by kasiaaus
Lasiocampidae (family) immature (Lappet & Snout Moths) at Bruce, ACT - 12 Jan 2021 by kasiaaus
Junonia villida (Meadow Argus) at Bruce, ACT - 12 Jan 2021 by kasiaaus
Junonia villida (Meadow Argus) at Bruce, ACT - 12 Jan 2021 by kasiaaus
Asura lydia (Lydia Lichen Moth) at Bruce, ACT - 24 Nov 2020 by JohnBundock
Pyralidae (family) (A Pyralid Moth) at Bruce, ACT - 8 Nov 2020 by kasiaaus
Rhinotia sp. (genus) (Unidentified Rhinotia weevil) at Bruce, ACT - 8 Nov 2020 by kasiaaus
Harmonia conformis (Common Spotted Ladybird) at Bruce, ACT - 8 Nov 2020 by kasiaaus
Monolepta froggatti (Leaf beetle) at Bruce, ACT - 8 Nov 2020 by kasiaaus
Harmonia conformis (Common Spotted Ladybird) at Bruce, ACT - 8 Nov 2020 by kasiaaus
Thema macroscia (A concealer moth) at Bruce, ACT - 8 Nov 2020 by kasiaaus
Rhinotia suturalis (Belid weevil) at Bruce, ACT - 8 Nov 2020 by kasiaaus
Chironomidae (family) (Non-biting Midge) at Bruce, ACT - 8 Nov 2020 by kasiaaus
Taxeotis intextata (Looper Moth, Grey Taxeotis) at Bruce, ACT - 8 Nov 2020 by kasiaaus
Merimnetes oblongus (Radiata pine shoot weevil) at Bruce, ACT - 8 Nov 2020 by kasiaaus
Eusemocosma pruinosa (A Concealer moth) at Bruce, ACT - 2 Nov 2020 by Bron
Stylidium graminifolium (Grass Triggerplant) at Bruce, ACT - 20 Oct 2020 by tpreston
Chrysocephalum apiculatum (Common Everlasting) at Bruce, ACT - 20 Oct 2020 by tpreston
Heteromastix sp. (genus) (Soldier beetle) at Bruce, ACT - 20 Oct 2020 by tpreston
Servaea sp. (genus) (Unidentified Servaea jumping spider) at Bruce, ACT - 20 Oct 2020 by tpreston
Cortaderia selloana (Pampas Grass) at Bruce, ACT - 20 Oct 2020 by tpreston
Bermius brachycerus (A grasshopper) at Bruce, ACT - 31 Mar 2020 by Bron
Camponotus suffusus (Golden-tailed sugar ant) at Bruce, ACT - 31 Mar 2020 by Bron
Euryopis umbilicata (Striped tick spider) at Bruce, ACT - 31 Mar 2020 by Bron
Austrolestes leda (Wandering Ringtail) at Bruce, ACT - 31 Mar 2020 by Bron
Sparassidae sp. (family) (A Huntsman Spider) at Bruce, ACT - 31 Mar 2020 by Bron
Yoyetta robertsonae (Clicking Ambertail) at Bruce, ACT - 3 Dec 2019 by Laserchemisty
Comptosia sp. (genus) (Unidentified Comptosia bee fly) at Bruce, ACT - 12 Mar 2019 by Laserchemisty
Myrmecia sp., pilosula-group (Jack jumper) at Bruce, ACT - 9 Feb 2019 by Bron
Gryllotalpa nitidula (Mole Cricket) at Bruce, ACT - 9 Feb 2019 by Bron
Laccotrephes tristis (Water Scorpion or Toe-biter) at Bruce, ACT - 9 Feb 2019 by Bron
Cherax destructor (Common Yabby) at Bruce, ACT - 9 Feb 2019 by Bron
Diemenia rubromarginata (Pink-margined bug) at Bruce, ACT - 9 Feb 2019 by Bron
Sparassidae sp. (family) (A Huntsman Spider) at Bruce, ACT - 9 Feb 2019 by Bron
Ceraon sp. (genus) (2-horned tree hopper) at Bruce, ACT - 9 Feb 2019 by Bron
Jalmenus evagoras (Imperial Hairstreak) at Bruce, ACT - 9 Feb 2019 by Bron
Macrotona australis (Common Macrotona Grasshopper) at Bruce, ACT - 24 Jan 2019 by Bron
Amorbus sp. (genus) (Eucalyptus Tip bug) at Bruce, ACT - 24 Jan 2019 by Bron
Camponotus suffusus (Golden-tailed sugar ant) at Bruce, ACT - 24 Jan 2019 by Bron
Uraba lugens (Gumleaf Skeletonizer) at Bruce, ACT - 24 Jan 2019 by Bron
Doratifera quadriguttata and casta (Four-spotted Cup Moth) at Bruce, ACT - 24 Jan 2019 by Bron
Austracantha minax (Christmas Spider, Jewel Spider) at Bruce, ACT - 24 Jan 2019 by Bron
Gastrimargus musicus (Yellow-winged Locust or Grasshopper) at Bruce, ACT - 24 Jan 2019 by Bron
Zizina otis (Common Grass-Blue) at Bruce, ACT - 24 Jan 2019 by Bron
Jalmenus evagoras (Imperial Hairstreak) at Bruce, ACT - 24 Jan 2019 by Bron
Gonipterus sp. (genus) (Eucalyptus Weevil) at Bruce, ACT - 2 Nov 2017 by Bron
Harmonia conformis (Common Spotted Ladybird) at Bruce, ACT - 2 Nov 2017 by Bron
Nemophora (genus) (A Fairy Moth) at Bruce, ACT - 2 Nov 2017 by Bron
Agrilus hypoleucus (Hypoleucus jewel beetle) at Bruce, ACT - 2 Nov 2017 by Bron
Leperina lacera (Trogossitid beetle) at Bruce, ACT - 2 Nov 2017 by Bron
Apricia jovialis (Jovial jumping spider) at Bruce, ACT - 2 Nov 2017 by Bron
Ptilophorus sp. (genus) (Wedge-shaped beetle) at Bruce, ACT - 11 Oct 2017 by Bron
Cicadellidae sp. (family) (Unidentified leafhopper) at Bruce, ACT - 11 Oct 2017 by Bron
Epicoma contristis (Yellow-spotted Epicoma Moth) at Bruce, ACT - 11 Oct 2017 by Bron
Reduviidae (family) (An assassin bug) at Bruce, ACT - 11 Oct 2017 by Bron
Leistomorpha brontoscopa (A concealer moth) at Bruce, ACT - 11 Oct 2017 by Bron
Anestia (genus) (A tiger moth) at Bruce, ACT - 17 Nov 2016 by Bron
Commius elegans (Cherry Ballart Shield Bug) at Bruce, ACT - 17 Nov 2016 by Bron
Ptilogyna sp. (genus) (A crane fly) at Bruce, ACT - 17 Nov 2016 by Bron
Neolucia agricola (Fringed Heath-blue) at Bruce, ACT - 17 Nov 2016 by Bron
Ellipsidion australe (Austral Ellipsidion cockroach) at Bruce, ACT - 17 Nov 2016 by Bron
Diptera (order) (Unidentified fly) at Bruce, ACT - 17 Nov 2016 by Bron
Pisauridae sp. (family) (Water spider) at Bruce, ACT - 17 Nov 2016 by Bron
Thynninae (subfamily) (Smooth flower wasp) at Bruce, ACT - 29 Oct 2016 by Bron
Tridactylus australicus (Pygmy Grasshopper) at Bruce, ACT - 29 Oct 2016 by Bron
Saldidae sp. (family) (Unidentified shore bug) at Bruce, ACT - 29 Oct 2016 by Bron
Phlaeothripidae sp. (family) (A thrip) at Bruce, ACT - 29 Oct 2016 by Bron
Goniaea australasiae (Gumleaf grasshopper) at Bruce, ACT - 29 Oct 2016 by Bron
Neolucia agricola (Fringed Heath-blue) at Bruce, ACT - 29 Oct 2016 by Bron
Lasioglossum (Chilalictus) sp. (genus & subgenus) (Halictid bee) at Bruce, ACT - 29 Oct 2016 by Bron
Chlenias (genus) (A looper moth) at Bruce, ACT - 29 Oct 2016 by Bron
Habronestes sp. (genus) (An ant-eating spider) at Bruce, ACT - 29 Oct 2016 by Bron
Philobota undescribed species near arabella (A concealer moth) at Bruce, ACT - 29 Oct 2016 by Bron
Heliocosma sp.(genus) (A Tortricid moth) at Bruce, ACT - 29 Oct 2016 by Bron
Eurema smilax (Small Grass-yellow) at Bruce, ACT - 29 Oct 2016 by Bron
Paropsis atomaria (Eucalyptus leaf beetle) at Bruce, ACT - 13 Feb 2016 by Bron
Scatopsidae (family) (Dung midge) at Bruce, ACT - 13 Feb 2016 by Bron
Idaea inversata (Idaea inversata) at Bruce, ACT - 13 Feb 2016 by Bron
Amorbus sp. (genus) (Eucalyptus Tip bug) at Bruce, ACT - 13 Feb 2016 by Bron
Araneus albotriangulus (White-triangle orb weaver) at Bruce, ACT - 13 Feb 2016 by Bron
Brunotartessus fulvus (Yellow-headed Leafhopper) at Bruce, ACT - 13 Feb 2016 by Bron
Backobourkia sp. (genus) (An orb weaver) at Bruce, ACT - 13 Feb 2016 by Bron
Mcateella sp. (genus) (A Leaf Bug) at Bruce, ACT - 13 Feb 2016 by Bron
Araneus ginninderranus (Dondale's Orb-weaver) at Bruce, ACT - 13 Feb 2016 by Bron
Acrida conica (Giant green slantface) at Bruce, ACT - 13 Feb 2016 by Bron
Calomela curtisi (Acacia leaf beetle) at Bruce, ACT - 13 Feb 2016 by Bron
Theseus modestus (Gum tree shield bug) at Bruce, ACT - 13 Feb 2016 by Bron
Macrotona australis (Common Macrotona Grasshopper) at Bruce, ACT - 13 Feb 2016 by Bron
Braconidae sp. (family) (Unidentified braconid wasp) at Bruce, ACT - 13 Feb 2016 by Bron

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Location information

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 - 3 Abundance
  • 12 Jan 2012 11:53 AM Recorded on
  • Bron Recorded by

Additional information

  • 12mm to 25mm Animal size

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