Imma acosma

Imma acosma at Forde, ACT

Imma acosma at Forde, ACT - 7 Nov 2020
Imma acosma at Forde, ACT - 7 Nov 2020
Request use of media

Identification history

Imma acosma 22 Dec 2020 donhe
Imma acosma 22 Dec 2020 ibaird
Imma acosma 10 Nov 2020 donhe
Unidentified 9 Nov 2020 kasiaaus

Identify this sighting


Please Login or Register to identify this sighting.

7 comments

donhe wrote:
   10 Nov 2020
Generally hairy, with yellow verrucae on the thorax and an enlarged black first abdominal segment are features of the published photo of the larva from Thailand of Imma loxoscia.
Imma acosma occurs in southern NSW, so may occur in ACT.
donhe wrote:
   10 Nov 2020
I tried to suggest "Imma sp. (genus)" but the system would not allow it. I was able to suggest Imma acosma, but could not figure out how to add it to CNM.
ibaird wrote:
   10 Nov 2020
The Taxonomy is still inaccessible to me too. Clicking 'Manage Txonomy' takes me back to the home page.
donhe wrote:
   22 Dec 2020
Katarina: any idea what it was eating? Hymenanthera dentata?
AlisonMilton wrote:
   22 Dec 2020
Should mpth be moth? A typo?
donhe wrote:
   23 Dec 2020
Thankyou Alison. Getting there.
kasiaaus wrote:
   23 Dec 2020
It was eating some sort of eucalyptus but I don't know what kind.

Please Login or Register to comment.

Nearby sightings

Page 1 of 1 - image sightings only

Location information

Sighting information

  • 1 - 3 Abundance
  • 7 Nov 2020 02:43 PM Recorded on
  • kasiaaus Recorded by

Additional information

  • 12mm to 25mm Animal size
  • Larvae Breeding behaviour

Species information

  • Imma acosma Scientific name
  • Imma acosma Common name
  • Not Sensitive
  • Local native
  • Non-Invasive
  • 511.2m to 654.1m Recorded at altitude
  • Machine learning
  • External link More information

Record quality

  • Images or audio
  • More than one media file
  • Confirmed by an expert moderator
  • Nearby sighting(s) of same species
  • GPS evidence of location
  • Description
  • Additional attributes
2,152,742 sightings of 19,933 species in 6,473 locations from 11,401 contributors
CCA 3.0 | privacy
We acknowledge the Traditional Owners of this land and acknowledge their continuing connection to their culture. We pay our respects to their Elders past and present.