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Macrobathra desmotoma

A Cosmet moth at Forde, ACT

Macrobathra desmotoma at Forde, ACT - 6 Nov 2020
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Identification history

Macrobathra desmotoma 9 Nov 2020 donhe
Macrobathra desmotoma 8 Nov 2020 ibaird
Unidentified 8 Nov 2020 kasiaaus

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Lucia limbaria (Chequered Copper) at Forde, ACT - 7 Nov 2020 by Harrisi Dicranolaius villosus (Melyrid flower beetle) at Forde, ACT - 7 Nov 2020 by Harrisi Peirates sp. (genus) (Yellow-spot Assassin Bug) at Forde, ACT - 7 Nov 2020 by Harrisi Perga sp. (genus) (Sawfly or Spitfire) at Forde, ACT - 7 Nov 2020 by AlisonMilton Paropsisterna cloelia (Eucalyptus variegated beetle) at Forde, ACT - 7 Nov 2020 by Harrisi Hemicordulia tau (Tau Emerald) at Forde, ACT - 6 Nov 2020 by kasiaaus Gastrophora henricaria (Fallen-bark Looper, Beautiful Leaf Moth) at Forde, ACT - 6 Nov 2020 by KatherineR Arhodia lasiocamparia (Pink Arhodia) at Forde, ACT - 6 Nov 2020 by kasiaaus Tetragnatha demissa (Tetragnatha demissa) at Forde, ACT - 6 Nov 2020 by kasiaaus Paropsisterna sp. ("Ch11" of DeLittle 1979) (A leaf beetle) at Forde, ACT - 6 Nov 2020 by kasiaaus Edusella puberula (Leaf beetle) at Forde, ACT - 6 Nov 2020 by kasiaaus Persectania (genus) (A Noctuid moth) at Forde, ACT - 6 Nov 2020 by kasiaaus Capusa senilis (Black-banded Wedge-moth) at Forde, ACT - 6 Nov 2020 by kasiaaus Circopetes obtusata (Grey Twisted Moth) at Forde, ACT - 6 Nov 2020 by kasiaaus Persectania ewingii (Southern Armyworm) at Forde, ACT - 6 Nov 2020 by kasiaaus Hemicistela discoidalis (Comb-clawed beetle) at Forde, ACT - 6 Nov 2020 by kasiaaus Agrypnus sp. (genus) (Rough click beetle) at Forde, ACT - 6 Nov 2020 by kasiaaus Hypobapta diffundens (Diffundens Grey) at Forde, ACT - 6 Nov 2020 by kasiaaus Chlorocoma (genus) (Emerald moth) at Forde, ACT - 6 Nov 2020 by kasiaaus Sandava scitisignata (A noctuid moth) at Forde, ACT - 6 Nov 2020 by kasiaaus Helicoverpa punctigera (Native Budworm) at Forde, ACT - 6 Nov 2020 by kasiaaus Cleora (genus) (A Looper Moth) at Forde, ACT - 6 Nov 2020 by kasiaaus Leucania diatrecta (A Noctuid moth) at Forde, ACT - 6 Nov 2020 by kasiaaus Unidentified Oecophoridae group 1 at Forde, ACT - 6 Nov 2020 by kasiaaus Thoracolopha verecunda (A Noctuid moth (group)) at Forde, ACT - 6 Nov 2020 by kasiaaus Creobota apodectum (a Phycitinae moth) at Forde, ACT - 6 Nov 2020 by kasiaaus Uraba lugens (Gumleaf Skeletonizer) at Forde, ACT - 6 Nov 2020 by kasiaaus Unidentified moths group 2 at Forde, ACT - 6 Nov 2020 by kasiaaus Rivellia sp. (genus) (Signal fly) at Forde, ACT - 6 Nov 2020 by kasiaaus Utetheisa pulchelloides (Heliotrope Moth) at Forde, ACT - 6 Nov 2020 by kasiaaus Lygephila fallax (Double-spotted Snout) at Forde, ACT - 6 Nov 2020 by kasiaaus Oecophoridae (family) (Unidentified Oecophorid concealer moth) at Forde, ACT - 6 Nov 2020 by kasiaaus Heliocosma argyroleuca (A tortrix or leafroller moth) at Forde, ACT - 6 Nov 2020 by kasiaaus Cleora displicata (A Cleora Bark Moth) at Forde, ACT - 6 Nov 2020 by kasiaaus Microdes undescribed species (A Geometer moth) at Forde, ACT - 6 Nov 2020 by kasiaaus Amata (genus) (Handmaiden Moth) at Forde, ACT - 6 Nov 2020 by kasiaaus Edosa xystidophora (Tineid moth) at Forde, ACT - 6 Nov 2020 by kasiaaus Culama suffusca (Culama suffusca) at Forde, ACT - 6 Nov 2020 by kasiaaus Proteuxoa provisional species 3 at Forde, ACT - 6 Nov 2020 by kasiaaus Spectrotrota fimbrialis (A Pyralid moth) at Forde, ACT - 6 Nov 2020 by kasiaaus Achyra affinitalis (Cotton Web Spinner) at Forde, ACT - 6 Nov 2020 by kasiaaus Phrissogonus laticostata (Apple looper moth) at Forde, ACT - 6 Nov 2020 by kasiaaus Helicoverpa (genus) (A bollworm) at Forde, ACT - 6 Nov 2020 by kasiaaus Oecophoridae (family) (Unidentified Oecophorid concealer moth) at Forde, ACT - 6 Nov 2020 by kasiaaus Trichiocercus sparshalli (Sparshall's Moth) at Forde, ACT - 6 Nov 2020 by kasiaaus Sorama bicolor (Two-coloured Notodontid) at Forde, ACT - 6 Nov 2020 by kasiaaus Asura lydia (Lydia Lichen Moth) at Forde, ACT - 6 Nov 2020 by kasiaaus Prometopus inassueta (Green-tinged Moth) at Forde, ACT - 6 Nov 2020 by kasiaaus Crypsiphona ocultaria (Red-lined Looper Moth) at Forde, ACT - 6 Nov 2020 by kasiaaus Persectania ewingii (Southern Armyworm) at Forde, ACT - 6 Nov 2020 by kasiaaus Paropsisterna beata (Eucalyptus leaf beetle) at Forde, ACT - 6 Nov 2020 by kasiaaus Athetis tenuis (A Noctuid moth) at Forde, ACT - 6 Nov 2020 by kasiaaus Chrysodeixis argentifera (Tobacco Looper) at Forde, ACT - 6 Nov 2020 by kasiaaus Wheeleria spilodactylus (Horehound plume moth) at Forde, ACT - 6 Nov 2020 by kasiaaus Olbonoma triptycha (Chezela Group) at Forde, ACT - 6 Nov 2020 by kasiaaus Philobota undescribed species near arabella (A concealer moth) at Forde, ACT - 6 Nov 2020 by kasiaaus Ectopatria horologa (Nodding Saltbush Moth) at Forde, ACT - 6 Nov 2020 by kasiaaus Agriophara dyscapna (A Gelechioid moth) at Forde, ACT - 6 Nov 2020 by kasiaaus Dysbatus undescribed species (A Line-moth) at Forde, ACT - 6 Nov 2020 by kasiaaus Meranda susialis (Three-lined Snout) at Forde, ACT - 6 Nov 2020 by kasiaaus Prasinocyma semicrocea (Prasinocyma semicrocea) at Forde, ACT - 6 Nov 2020 by kasiaaus Dysbatus undescribed species (A Line-moth) at Forde, ACT - 6 Nov 2020 by kasiaaus Scoparia syntaracta (A Pyralid moth) at Forde, ACT - 6 Nov 2020 by kasiaaus Athetis tenuis (A Noctuid moth) at Forde, ACT - 6 Nov 2020 by kasiaaus Leptotarsus (Macromastix) costalis (Common Brown Crane Fly) at Forde, ACT - 6 Nov 2020 by kasiaaus Barea phaeomochla (Barea phaeomochla) at Forde, ACT - 6 Nov 2020 by kasiaaus Trichoptera sp. (order) (Unidentified Caddisfly) at Forde, ACT - 6 Nov 2020 by kasiaaus Agriophara platyscia (A Concealer moth) at Forde, ACT - 6 Nov 2020 by kasiaaus Idaea (genus) (A Geometer Moth) at Forde, ACT - 6 Nov 2020 by kasiaaus Macrobathra heminephela (Silver Wattle Moth) at Forde, ACT - 6 Nov 2020 by kasiaaus Crocanthes prasinopis (A Curved -horn moth) at Forde, ACT - 6 Nov 2020 by kasiaaus Macrobathra (genus) (A cosmet moth) at Forde, ACT - 6 Nov 2020 by kasiaaus Leptotarsus (Macromastix) sp. (genus & subgenus) (Unidentified Macromastix crane fly) at Forde, ACT - 6 Nov 2020 by kasiaaus Helicoverpa (genus) (A bollworm) at Forde, ACT - 6 Nov 2020 by kasiaaus Spilonota-group (A Tortricid moth) at Forde, ACT - 6 Nov 2020 by kasiaaus Achyra affinitalis (Cotton Web Spinner) at Forde, ACT - 6 Nov 2020 by kasiaaus Chlorocoma dichloraria (Guenee's or Double-fringed Emerald) at Forde, ACT - 6 Nov 2020 by kasiaaus Chlorocoma melocrossa (Cream-fringed Emerald) at Forde, ACT - 6 Nov 2020 by kasiaaus Taxeotis intextata (Looper Moth, Grey Taxeotis) at Forde, ACT - 6 Nov 2020 by kasiaaus Spilonota-group (A Tortricid moth) at Forde, ACT - 6 Nov 2020 by kasiaaus Spilonota-group (A Tortricid moth) at Forde, ACT - 6 Nov 2020 by kasiaaus Ptochostola microphaeellus (A Crambid moth) at Forde, ACT - 6 Nov 2020 by kasiaaus Etiella behrii (Lucerne Seed Web Moth) at Forde, ACT - 6 Nov 2020 by kasiaaus Macrobathra (genus) (A cosmet moth) at Forde, ACT - 6 Nov 2020 by kasiaaus Etiella behrii (Lucerne Seed Web Moth) at Forde, ACT - 6 Nov 2020 by kasiaaus Plutella xylostella (Diamondback Moth) at Forde, ACT - 6 Nov 2020 by kasiaaus Entomophthora sp. (genus) (Puppeteer Fungus) at Forde, ACT - 6 Nov 2020 by kasiaaus Sebaea ovata (Yellow Centaury) at Forde, ACT - 6 Nov 2020 by JSchofield zz puffball at Forde, ACT - 6 Nov 2020 by JSchofield Cotula australis (Common Cotula, Carrot Weed) at Forde, ACT - 6 Nov 2020 by JSchofield Harpobittacus australis (Hangingfly) at Forde, ACT - 4 Nov 2020 by kasiaaus Perala viridis (Spring buzzer) at Forde, ACT - 4 Nov 2020 by kasiaaus Ptochostola microphaeellus (A Crambid moth) at Forde, ACT - 4 Nov 2020 by kasiaaus Ptochostola microphaeellus (A Crambid moth) at Forde, ACT - 4 Nov 2020 by kasiaaus Paropsisterna cloelia (Eucalyptus variegated beetle) at Forde, ACT - 4 Nov 2020 by kasiaaus
Lucia limbaria (Chequered Copper) at Forde, ACT - 7 Nov 2020 by Harrisi
Dicranolaius villosus (Melyrid flower beetle) at Forde, ACT - 7 Nov 2020 by Harrisi
Peirates sp. (genus) (Yellow-spot Assassin Bug) at Forde, ACT - 7 Nov 2020 by Harrisi
Perga sp. (genus) (Sawfly or Spitfire) at Forde, ACT - 7 Nov 2020 by AlisonMilton
Paropsisterna cloelia (Eucalyptus variegated beetle) at Forde, ACT - 7 Nov 2020 by Harrisi
Hemicordulia tau (Tau Emerald) at Forde, ACT - 6 Nov 2020 by kasiaaus
Gastrophora henricaria (Fallen-bark Looper, Beautiful Leaf Moth) at Forde, ACT - 6 Nov 2020 by KatherineR
Arhodia lasiocamparia (Pink Arhodia) at Forde, ACT - 6 Nov 2020 by kasiaaus
Tetragnatha demissa (Tetragnatha demissa) at Forde, ACT - 6 Nov 2020 by kasiaaus
Paropsisterna sp. ("Ch11" of DeLittle 1979) (A leaf beetle) at Forde, ACT - 6 Nov 2020 by kasiaaus
Edusella puberula (Leaf beetle) at Forde, ACT - 6 Nov 2020 by kasiaaus
Persectania (genus) (A Noctuid moth) at Forde, ACT - 6 Nov 2020 by kasiaaus
Capusa senilis (Black-banded Wedge-moth) at Forde, ACT - 6 Nov 2020 by kasiaaus
Circopetes obtusata (Grey Twisted Moth) at Forde, ACT - 6 Nov 2020 by kasiaaus
Persectania ewingii (Southern Armyworm) at Forde, ACT - 6 Nov 2020 by kasiaaus
Hemicistela discoidalis (Comb-clawed beetle) at Forde, ACT - 6 Nov 2020 by kasiaaus
Agrypnus sp. (genus) (Rough click beetle) at Forde, ACT - 6 Nov 2020 by kasiaaus
Hypobapta diffundens (Diffundens Grey) at Forde, ACT - 6 Nov 2020 by kasiaaus
Chlorocoma (genus) (Emerald moth) at Forde, ACT - 6 Nov 2020 by kasiaaus
Sandava scitisignata (A noctuid moth) at Forde, ACT - 6 Nov 2020 by kasiaaus
Helicoverpa punctigera (Native Budworm) at Forde, ACT - 6 Nov 2020 by kasiaaus
Cleora (genus) (A Looper Moth) at Forde, ACT - 6 Nov 2020 by kasiaaus
Leucania diatrecta (A Noctuid moth) at Forde, ACT - 6 Nov 2020 by kasiaaus
Unidentified Oecophoridae group 1 at Forde, ACT - 6 Nov 2020 by kasiaaus
Thoracolopha verecunda (A Noctuid moth (group)) at Forde, ACT - 6 Nov 2020 by kasiaaus
Creobota apodectum (a Phycitinae moth) at Forde, ACT - 6 Nov 2020 by kasiaaus
Uraba lugens (Gumleaf Skeletonizer) at Forde, ACT - 6 Nov 2020 by kasiaaus
Unidentified moths group 2 at Forde, ACT - 6 Nov 2020 by kasiaaus
Rivellia sp. (genus) (Signal fly) at Forde, ACT - 6 Nov 2020 by kasiaaus
Utetheisa pulchelloides (Heliotrope Moth) at Forde, ACT - 6 Nov 2020 by kasiaaus
Lygephila fallax (Double-spotted Snout) at Forde, ACT - 6 Nov 2020 by kasiaaus
Oecophoridae (family) (Unidentified Oecophorid concealer moth) at Forde, ACT - 6 Nov 2020 by kasiaaus
Heliocosma argyroleuca (A tortrix or leafroller moth) at Forde, ACT - 6 Nov 2020 by kasiaaus
Cleora displicata (A Cleora Bark Moth) at Forde, ACT - 6 Nov 2020 by kasiaaus
Microdes undescribed species (A Geometer moth) at Forde, ACT - 6 Nov 2020 by kasiaaus
Amata (genus) (Handmaiden Moth) at Forde, ACT - 6 Nov 2020 by kasiaaus
Edosa xystidophora (Tineid moth) at Forde, ACT - 6 Nov 2020 by kasiaaus
Culama suffusca (Culama suffusca) at Forde, ACT - 6 Nov 2020 by kasiaaus
Proteuxoa provisional species 3 at Forde, ACT - 6 Nov 2020 by kasiaaus
Spectrotrota fimbrialis (A Pyralid moth) at Forde, ACT - 6 Nov 2020 by kasiaaus
Achyra affinitalis (Cotton Web Spinner) at Forde, ACT - 6 Nov 2020 by kasiaaus
Phrissogonus laticostata (Apple looper moth) at Forde, ACT - 6 Nov 2020 by kasiaaus
Helicoverpa (genus) (A bollworm) at Forde, ACT - 6 Nov 2020 by kasiaaus
Oecophoridae (family) (Unidentified Oecophorid concealer moth) at Forde, ACT - 6 Nov 2020 by kasiaaus
Trichiocercus sparshalli (Sparshall's Moth) at Forde, ACT - 6 Nov 2020 by kasiaaus
Sorama bicolor (Two-coloured Notodontid) at Forde, ACT - 6 Nov 2020 by kasiaaus
Asura lydia (Lydia Lichen Moth) at Forde, ACT - 6 Nov 2020 by kasiaaus
Prometopus inassueta (Green-tinged Moth) at Forde, ACT - 6 Nov 2020 by kasiaaus
Crypsiphona ocultaria (Red-lined Looper Moth) at Forde, ACT - 6 Nov 2020 by kasiaaus
Persectania ewingii (Southern Armyworm) at Forde, ACT - 6 Nov 2020 by kasiaaus
Paropsisterna beata (Eucalyptus leaf beetle) at Forde, ACT - 6 Nov 2020 by kasiaaus
Athetis tenuis (A Noctuid moth) at Forde, ACT - 6 Nov 2020 by kasiaaus
Chrysodeixis argentifera (Tobacco Looper) at Forde, ACT - 6 Nov 2020 by kasiaaus
Wheeleria spilodactylus (Horehound plume moth) at Forde, ACT - 6 Nov 2020 by kasiaaus
Olbonoma triptycha (Chezela Group) at Forde, ACT - 6 Nov 2020 by kasiaaus
Philobota undescribed species near arabella (A concealer moth) at Forde, ACT - 6 Nov 2020 by kasiaaus
Ectopatria horologa (Nodding Saltbush Moth) at Forde, ACT - 6 Nov 2020 by kasiaaus
Agriophara dyscapna (A Gelechioid moth) at Forde, ACT - 6 Nov 2020 by kasiaaus
Dysbatus undescribed species (A Line-moth) at Forde, ACT - 6 Nov 2020 by kasiaaus
Meranda susialis (Three-lined Snout) at Forde, ACT - 6 Nov 2020 by kasiaaus
Prasinocyma semicrocea (Prasinocyma semicrocea) at Forde, ACT - 6 Nov 2020 by kasiaaus
Dysbatus undescribed species (A Line-moth) at Forde, ACT - 6 Nov 2020 by kasiaaus
Scoparia syntaracta (A Pyralid moth) at Forde, ACT - 6 Nov 2020 by kasiaaus
Athetis tenuis (A Noctuid moth) at Forde, ACT - 6 Nov 2020 by kasiaaus
Leptotarsus (Macromastix) costalis (Common Brown Crane Fly) at Forde, ACT - 6 Nov 2020 by kasiaaus
Barea phaeomochla (Barea phaeomochla) at Forde, ACT - 6 Nov 2020 by kasiaaus
Trichoptera sp. (order) (Unidentified Caddisfly) at Forde, ACT - 6 Nov 2020 by kasiaaus
Agriophara platyscia (A Concealer moth) at Forde, ACT - 6 Nov 2020 by kasiaaus
Idaea (genus) (A Geometer Moth) at Forde, ACT - 6 Nov 2020 by kasiaaus
Macrobathra heminephela (Silver Wattle Moth) at Forde, ACT - 6 Nov 2020 by kasiaaus
Crocanthes prasinopis (A Curved -horn moth) at Forde, ACT - 6 Nov 2020 by kasiaaus
Macrobathra (genus) (A cosmet moth) at Forde, ACT - 6 Nov 2020 by kasiaaus
Leptotarsus (Macromastix) sp. (genus & subgenus) (Unidentified Macromastix crane fly) at Forde, ACT - 6 Nov 2020 by kasiaaus
Helicoverpa (genus) (A bollworm) at Forde, ACT - 6 Nov 2020 by kasiaaus
Spilonota-group (A Tortricid moth) at Forde, ACT - 6 Nov 2020 by kasiaaus
Achyra affinitalis (Cotton Web Spinner) at Forde, ACT - 6 Nov 2020 by kasiaaus
Chlorocoma dichloraria (Guenee's or Double-fringed Emerald) at Forde, ACT - 6 Nov 2020 by kasiaaus
Chlorocoma melocrossa (Cream-fringed Emerald) at Forde, ACT - 6 Nov 2020 by kasiaaus
Taxeotis intextata (Looper Moth, Grey Taxeotis) at Forde, ACT - 6 Nov 2020 by kasiaaus
Spilonota-group (A Tortricid moth) at Forde, ACT - 6 Nov 2020 by kasiaaus
Spilonota-group (A Tortricid moth) at Forde, ACT - 6 Nov 2020 by kasiaaus
Ptochostola microphaeellus (A Crambid moth) at Forde, ACT - 6 Nov 2020 by kasiaaus
Etiella behrii (Lucerne Seed Web Moth) at Forde, ACT - 6 Nov 2020 by kasiaaus
Macrobathra (genus) (A cosmet moth) at Forde, ACT - 6 Nov 2020 by kasiaaus
Etiella behrii (Lucerne Seed Web Moth) at Forde, ACT - 6 Nov 2020 by kasiaaus
Plutella xylostella (Diamondback Moth) at Forde, ACT - 6 Nov 2020 by kasiaaus
Entomophthora sp. (genus) (Puppeteer Fungus) at Forde, ACT - 6 Nov 2020 by kasiaaus
Sebaea ovata (Yellow Centaury) at Forde, ACT - 6 Nov 2020 by JSchofield
zz puffball at Forde, ACT - 6 Nov 2020 by JSchofield
Cotula australis (Common Cotula, Carrot Weed) at Forde, ACT - 6 Nov 2020 by JSchofield
Harpobittacus australis (Hangingfly) at Forde, ACT - 4 Nov 2020 by kasiaaus
Perala viridis (Spring buzzer) at Forde, ACT - 4 Nov 2020 by kasiaaus
Ptochostola microphaeellus (A Crambid moth) at Forde, ACT - 4 Nov 2020 by kasiaaus
Ptochostola microphaeellus (A Crambid moth) at Forde, ACT - 4 Nov 2020 by kasiaaus
Paropsisterna cloelia (Eucalyptus variegated beetle) at Forde, ACT - 4 Nov 2020 by kasiaaus

Location information

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 - 3 Abundance
  • 6 Nov 2020 10:21 PM Recorded on
  • kasiaaus Recorded by

Additional information

  • 5mm to 12mm Animal size

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