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Pterolocera undescribed species

Unidentified Grass anthelid moth at Symonston, ACT

Pterolocera undescribed species at Symonston, ACT - 6 Sep 2020
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Identification history

Pterolocera undescribed species 13 Sep 2020 donhe
Pterolocera undescribed species 13 Sep 2020 OwenH
Apina callisto 13 Sep 2020 ibaird
Apina callisto 13 Sep 2020 CallumBraeRuralProperty

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Large numbers across our grassland

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donhe wrote:
   13 Sep 2020
Can you rear a few in captivity to get adult moths?
The females are probably apterus,, so you will need a male to see the wing pattern to get an ID.

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Litoria peronii (Peron's Tree Frog, Emerald Spotted Tree Frog) at Symonston, ACT - 19 May 2022 by CallumBraeRuralProperty Anthochaera carunculata (Red Wattlebird) at Symonston, ACT - 26 Dec 2021 by CallumBraeRuralProperty Trichoglossus moluccanus (Rainbow Lorikeet) at Symonston, ACT - 23 Dec 2021 by CallumBraeRuralProperty Dasybasis sp. (genus) (A march fly) at Symonston, ACT - 24 Oct 2021 by jksmits Chrysococcyx basalis (Horsfield's Bronze-Cuckoo) at Symonston, ACT - 22 Oct 2021 by CallumBraeRuralProperty Egernia cunninghami (Cunningham's Skink) at Symonston, ACT - 22 Oct 2021 by CallumBraeRuralProperty Manorina melanocephala (Noisy Miner) at Symonston, ACT - 22 Oct 2021 by CallumBraeRuralProperty Oriolus sagittatus (Olive-backed Oriole) at Symonston, ACT - 19 Oct 2021 by CallumBraeRuralProperty Cracticus torquatus (Grey Butcherbird) at Symonston, ACT - 6 Oct 2021 by CallumBraeRuralProperty Oriolus sagittatus (Olive-backed Oriole) at Symonston, ACT - 5 Oct 2021 by CallumBraeRuralProperty Cacatua galerita (Sulphur-crested Cockatoo) at Symonston, ACT - 4 Aug 2021 by CallumBraeRuralProperty Coracina novaehollandiae (Black-faced Cuckooshrike) at Symonston, ACT - 13 Jun 2021 by CallumBraeRuralProperty Manorina melanocephala (Noisy Miner) at Symonston, ACT - 9 May 2021 by CallumBraeRuralProperty Ptilotula penicillata (White-plumed Honeyeater) at Symonston, ACT - 9 May 2021 by CallumBraeRuralProperty Cracticus torquatus (Grey Butcherbird) at Symonston, ACT - 7 May 2021 by CallumBraeRuralProperty Platycercus elegans (Crimson Rosella) at Symonston, ACT - 28 Feb 2021 by CallumBraeRuralProperty Malurus cyaneus (Superb Fairywren) at Symonston, ACT - 27 Feb 2021 by CallumBraeRuralProperty Passer domesticus (House Sparrow) at Symonston, ACT - 24 Feb 2021 by CallumBraeRuralProperty Rhipidura leucophrys (Willie Wagtail) at Symonston, ACT - 22 Feb 2021 by CallumBraeRuralProperty Tachyglossus aculeatus (Short-beaked Echidna) at Symonston, ACT - 31 Dec 2020 by CallumBraeRuralProperty Malurus cyaneus (Superb Fairywren) at Symonston, ACT - 16 Nov 2020 by Callum Brae Rural Property Chelodina longicollis (Eastern Long-necked Turtle) at Symonston, ACT - 1 Nov 2020 by CallumBraeRuralProperty Egretta novaehollandiae (White-faced Heron) at Symonston, ACT - 30 Sep 2020 by Callum Brae Rural Property Pogona barbata (Bearded Dragon) at Symonston, ACT - 12 Sep 2020 by CallumBraeRuralProperty Aquila audax (Wedge-tailed Eagle) at Symonston, ACT - 15 Mar 2020 by Callum Brae Rural Property Pogona barbata (Bearded Dragon) at Symonston, ACT - 25 Dec 2019 by jksmits Pogona barbata (Bearded Dragon) at Symonston, ACT - 12 Dec 2018 by CallumBraeRuralProperty Hemiergis talbingoensis (Three-toed Skink) at Symonston, ACT - 23 Mar 2018 by CallumBraeRuralProperty Accipiter fasciatus (Brown Goshawk) at Symonston, ACT - 15 Feb 2018 by Callum Brae Rural Property Accipiter fasciatus (Brown Goshawk) at Symonston, ACT - 15 Feb 2018 by Callum Brae Rural Property Pogona barbata (Bearded Dragon) at Symonston, ACT - 3 Feb 2018 by CallumBraeRuralProperty Alisterus scapularis (Australian King-Parrot) at Symonston, ACT - 1 Oct 2017 by Callum Brae Rural Property Pogona barbata (Bearded Dragon) at Symonston, ACT - 31 Dec 2016 by CallumBraeRuralProperty Egernia cunninghami (Cunningham's Skink) at Symonston, ACT - 23 Sep 2016 by CallumBraeRuralProperty Pogona barbata (Bearded Dragon) at Symonston, ACT - 28 Dec 2011 by CallumBraeRuralProperty
Litoria peronii (Peron's Tree Frog, Emerald Spotted Tree Frog) at Symonston, ACT - 19 May 2022 by CallumBraeRuralProperty
Anthochaera carunculata (Red Wattlebird) at Symonston, ACT - 26 Dec 2021 by CallumBraeRuralProperty
Trichoglossus moluccanus (Rainbow Lorikeet) at Symonston, ACT - 23 Dec 2021 by CallumBraeRuralProperty
Dasybasis sp. (genus) (A march fly) at Symonston, ACT - 24 Oct 2021 by jksmits
Chrysococcyx basalis (Horsfield's Bronze-Cuckoo) at Symonston, ACT - 22 Oct 2021 by CallumBraeRuralProperty
Egernia cunninghami (Cunningham's Skink) at Symonston, ACT - 22 Oct 2021 by CallumBraeRuralProperty
Manorina melanocephala (Noisy Miner) at Symonston, ACT - 22 Oct 2021 by CallumBraeRuralProperty
Oriolus sagittatus (Olive-backed Oriole) at Symonston, ACT - 19 Oct 2021 by CallumBraeRuralProperty
Cracticus torquatus (Grey Butcherbird) at Symonston, ACT - 6 Oct 2021 by CallumBraeRuralProperty
Oriolus sagittatus (Olive-backed Oriole) at Symonston, ACT - 5 Oct 2021 by CallumBraeRuralProperty
Cacatua galerita (Sulphur-crested Cockatoo) at Symonston, ACT - 4 Aug 2021 by CallumBraeRuralProperty
Coracina novaehollandiae (Black-faced Cuckooshrike) at Symonston, ACT - 13 Jun 2021 by CallumBraeRuralProperty
Manorina melanocephala (Noisy Miner) at Symonston, ACT - 9 May 2021 by CallumBraeRuralProperty
Ptilotula penicillata (White-plumed Honeyeater) at Symonston, ACT - 9 May 2021 by CallumBraeRuralProperty
Cracticus torquatus (Grey Butcherbird) at Symonston, ACT - 7 May 2021 by CallumBraeRuralProperty
Platycercus elegans (Crimson Rosella) at Symonston, ACT - 28 Feb 2021 by CallumBraeRuralProperty
Malurus cyaneus (Superb Fairywren) at Symonston, ACT - 27 Feb 2021 by CallumBraeRuralProperty
Passer domesticus (House Sparrow) at Symonston, ACT - 24 Feb 2021 by CallumBraeRuralProperty
Rhipidura leucophrys (Willie Wagtail) at Symonston, ACT - 22 Feb 2021 by CallumBraeRuralProperty
Tachyglossus aculeatus (Short-beaked Echidna) at Symonston, ACT - 31 Dec 2020 by CallumBraeRuralProperty
Malurus cyaneus (Superb Fairywren) at Symonston, ACT - 16 Nov 2020 by Callum Brae Rural Property
Chelodina longicollis (Eastern Long-necked Turtle) at Symonston, ACT - 1 Nov 2020 by CallumBraeRuralProperty
Egretta novaehollandiae (White-faced Heron) at Symonston, ACT - 30 Sep 2020 by Callum Brae Rural Property
Pogona barbata (Bearded Dragon) at Symonston, ACT - 12 Sep 2020 by CallumBraeRuralProperty
Aquila audax (Wedge-tailed Eagle) at Symonston, ACT - 15 Mar 2020 by Callum Brae Rural Property
Pogona barbata (Bearded Dragon) at Symonston, ACT - 25 Dec 2019 by jksmits
Pogona barbata (Bearded Dragon) at Symonston, ACT - 12 Dec 2018 by CallumBraeRuralProperty
Hemiergis talbingoensis (Three-toed Skink) at Symonston, ACT - 23 Mar 2018 by CallumBraeRuralProperty
Accipiter fasciatus (Brown Goshawk) at Symonston, ACT - 15 Feb 2018 by Callum Brae Rural Property
Accipiter fasciatus (Brown Goshawk) at Symonston, ACT - 15 Feb 2018 by Callum Brae Rural Property
Pogona barbata (Bearded Dragon) at Symonston, ACT - 3 Feb 2018 by CallumBraeRuralProperty
Alisterus scapularis (Australian King-Parrot) at Symonston, ACT - 1 Oct 2017 by Callum Brae Rural Property
Pogona barbata (Bearded Dragon) at Symonston, ACT - 31 Dec 2016 by CallumBraeRuralProperty
Egernia cunninghami (Cunningham's Skink) at Symonston, ACT - 23 Sep 2016 by CallumBraeRuralProperty
Pogona barbata (Bearded Dragon) at Symonston, ACT - 28 Dec 2011 by CallumBraeRuralProperty

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  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

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  • 25mm to 50mm Animal size
  • Unknown Gender

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