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Taxeotis (genus)

Unidentified Taxeotis geometer moths at Paddys River, ACT

Taxeotis (genus) at Paddys River, ACT - 4 Oct 2020
Taxeotis (genus) at Paddys River, ACT - 4 Oct 2020
Taxeotis (genus) at Paddys River, ACT - 4 Oct 2020
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Identification history

Taxeotis (genus) 6 Oct 2020 ibaird
Taxeotis (genus) 5 Oct 2020 SWishart

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2 comments

ibaird wrote:
   6 Oct 2020
Could not find a match in Eribidae. I am leaning towards Taxeotis sp because I'm assuming the apparent two black marks at the wing tip in the first image are either a shadow or a missing gap in the wing on the RHS, whereas the LHS black mark is a gap in the wing as shown by reference to the second and third images. Nevertheless its a very plain looking Taxeotis if that ID is correct.
SWishart wrote:
   7 Oct 2020
Yep, sorry I should have noted the shadow from a leaf tip on the RHS. And the LHS is definitely a gap in the wing.

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Nearby sightings

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Geranium potentilloides (Soft Crane's-bill) at Paddys River, ACT - 9 Oct 2021 by Tapirlord Argynnina cyrila (Forest brown, Cyril's brown) at Paddys River, ACT - 9 Oct 2021 by DPRees125 Viola betonicifolia (Mountain Violet) at Paddys River, ACT - 2 Oct 2021 by Ned_Johnston Todiramphus sanctus (Sacred Kingfisher) at Paddys River, ACT - 11 Jan 2021 by SWishart Rhytidoponera metallica (Greenhead ant) at Paddys River, ACT - 24 Nov 2018 by SWishart Lampropholis guichenoti (Common Garden Skink) at Paddys River, ACT - 4 Jul 2018 by SWishart Geitoneura klugii (Klug's Xenica / Marbled Xenica) at Paddys River, ACT - 24 Jan 2018 by SWishart Paralucia aurifer (Bright Copper) at Paddys River, ACT - 24 Jan 2018 by SWishart Comesperma volubile (Love Creeper) at Paddys River, ACT - 15 Oct 2017 by W Viola sp. (Violet) at Paddys River, ACT - 15 Oct 2017 by W Geitoneura acantha (Ringed Xenica) at Paddys River, ACT - 31 Jan 2017 by JohnBundock Heteronympha penelope (Shouldered Brown) at Paddys River, ACT - 31 Jan 2017 by JohnBundock Ramaria sp. (A Coral fungus) at Paddys River, ACT - 19 May 2016 by NickWilson Paralucia aurifer (Bright Copper) at Paddys River, ACT - 24 Jan 2016 by RyuCallaway
Geranium potentilloides (Soft Crane's-bill) at Paddys River, ACT - 9 Oct 2021 by Tapirlord
Argynnina cyrila (Forest brown, Cyril's brown) at Paddys River, ACT - 9 Oct 2021 by DPRees125
Viola betonicifolia (Mountain Violet) at Paddys River, ACT - 2 Oct 2021 by Ned_Johnston
Todiramphus sanctus (Sacred Kingfisher) at Paddys River, ACT - 11 Jan 2021 by SWishart
Rhytidoponera metallica (Greenhead ant) at Paddys River, ACT - 24 Nov 2018 by SWishart
Lampropholis guichenoti (Common Garden Skink) at Paddys River, ACT - 4 Jul 2018 by SWishart
Geitoneura klugii (Klug's Xenica / Marbled Xenica) at Paddys River, ACT - 24 Jan 2018 by SWishart
Paralucia aurifer (Bright Copper) at Paddys River, ACT - 24 Jan 2018 by SWishart
Comesperma volubile (Love Creeper) at Paddys River, ACT - 15 Oct 2017 by W
Viola sp. (Violet) at Paddys River, ACT - 15 Oct 2017 by W
Geitoneura acantha (Ringed Xenica) at Paddys River, ACT - 31 Jan 2017 by JohnBundock
Heteronympha penelope (Shouldered Brown) at Paddys River, ACT - 31 Jan 2017 by JohnBundock
Ramaria sp. (A Coral fungus) at Paddys River, ACT - 19 May 2016 by NickWilson
Paralucia aurifer (Bright Copper) at Paddys River, ACT - 24 Jan 2016 by RyuCallaway

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Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 Abundance
  • 4 Oct 2020 02:59 PM Recorded on
  • SWishart Recorded by

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  • 12mm to 25mm Animal size

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