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Epicoma contristis

Yellow-spotted Epicoma Moth at Isaacs, ACT

Epicoma contristis at Isaacs, ACT - 2 Jan 2021
Epicoma contristis at Isaacs, ACT - 2 Jan 2021
Epicoma contristis at Isaacs, ACT - 2 Jan 2021
Epicoma contristis at Isaacs, ACT - 2 Jan 2021
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Identification history

Epicoma contristis 2 Jan 2021 donhe
Epicoma contristis 2 Jan 2021 ibaird
Unidentified 2 Jan 2021 Mike

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Author's notes

Body length about 2cm.

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Mike wrote:
   2 Jan 2021
Do I report size by body length or estimated wing span?
ibaird wrote:
   2 Jan 2021
Usually estimated wing span, but don't worry too much.
ibaird wrote:
   2 Jan 2021
Judging by the anetanna a male.

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Hypoperigea tonsa (A noctuid moth) at Isaacs, ACT - 9 Jan 2021 by Mike
Doleromyrma sp. (genus) (Brown house ant) at Isaacs, ACT - 5 Jan 2021 by Mike
Nyctemera amicus (Senecio or Magpie moth) at Isaacs, ACT - 3 Jan 2021 by Mike
Nyctemera amicus (Senecio or Magpie moth) at Isaacs, ACT - 26 Dec 2020 by Mike
Cleora displicata (A Geometrid moth) at Isaacs, ACT - 26 Dec 2020 by Mike
Psilosticha absorpta (Fine-waved Bark Moth) at Isaacs, ACT - 26 Dec 2020 by Mike
Amata sp. (genus) (Tiger Moth) at Isaacs, ACT - 22 Dec 2020 by Mike
Zizina otis (Common Grass-blue) at Isaacs, ACT - 21 Dec 2020 by Mike
Pieris rapae (Cabbage White) at Isaacs, ACT - 21 Dec 2020 by Mike
Lampropholis delicata (Delicate Skink) at Isaacs, ACT - 16 Dec 2020 by Mike
Yoyetta sp. (genus) (Firetail or Ambertail Cicada) at Isaacs, ACT - 26 Nov 2020 by Mike
Melanodes anthracitaria (Black Geometrid) at Isaacs, ACT - 24 Nov 2020 by Mike
Ectropis excursaria (Common Bark Moth) at Isaacs, ACT - 1 Nov 2020 by Mike
Hypogastrura sp. (genus) (A Springtail) at Isaacs, ACT - 7 Apr 2020 by Mike
Fuligo septica (Scrambled egg slime mould) at Isaacs, ACT - 7 Apr 2020 by Mike
Nyctemera amicus (Senecio or Magpie moth) at Isaacs, ACT - 6 Apr 2020 by Mike
Belenois java (Caper White) at Isaacs, ACT - 1 Apr 2020 by Mike
Diplopoda sp. (class) (Unidentified millipede) at Isaacs, ACT - 27 Mar 2020 by Mike
Fuligo septica (Scrambled egg slime mould) at Isaacs, ACT - 24 Mar 2020 by Mike
Christinus marmoratus (Southern Marbled Gecko) at Isaacs, ACT - 8 Mar 2020 by Mike
Lucia limbaria (Chequered Copper) at Isaacs, ACT - 15 Dec 2019 by Mike
Belenois java (Caper White) at Isaacs, ACT - 1 Oct 2019 by Mike
Lissopimpla excelsa (Orchid dupe wasp) at Isaacs, ACT - 27 Sep 2019 by Mike
Scarabaeidae sp. (family) (Scarab beetle, curl grub) at Isaacs, ACT - 14 Jun 2019 by Mike
Pseudomantis albofimbriata (False garden mantis) at Isaacs, ACT - 17 Mar 2019 by Mike
Ocyphaps lophotes (Crested Pigeon) at Isaacs, ACT - 2 Mar 2019 by Mike
Fuligo septica (Scrambled egg slime mould) at Isaacs, ACT - 2 Mar 2019 by Mike
Comptosia sp. (genus) (Unidentified Comptosia bee fly) at Isaacs, ACT - 27 Feb 2019 by Mike
Fuligo septica (Scrambled egg slime mould) at Isaacs, ACT - 26 Feb 2019 by Mike
Cacatua galerita (Sulphur-crested Cockatoo) at Isaacs, ACT - 22 Feb 2019 by Mike
Junonia villida (Meadow Argus) at Isaacs, ACT - 16 Feb 2019 by Mike
Lucia limbaria (Chequered Copper) at Isaacs, ACT - 16 Feb 2019 by Mike
Turneromyia sp. (genus) (Zebra spider wasp) at Isaacs, ACT - 16 Feb 2019 by Mike
Megachile (Eutricharaea) macularis (Leafcutter bee, Megachilid bee) at Isaacs, ACT - 16 Feb 2019 by Mike
Lucia limbaria (Chequered Copper) at Isaacs, ACT - 13 Feb 2019 by Mike
Tachinidae sp. (family) (Unidentified Bristle fly) at Isaacs, ACT - 13 Feb 2019 by Mike
Lucilia sp. (genus) (A blowfly) at Isaacs, ACT - 11 Feb 2019 by Mike
Junonia villida (Meadow Argus) at Isaacs, ACT - 10 Feb 2019 by Mike
Apis mellifera (European honey bee) at Isaacs, ACT - 10 Feb 2019 by Mike
Geron sp. (genus) (Slender Bee Fly) at Isaacs, ACT - 10 Feb 2019 by Mike
Megachile (Eutricharaea) sp. (subgenus) (Leaf-cutter Bee) at Isaacs, ACT - 10 Feb 2019 by Mike
Lycosidae sp. (family) (Unidentified wolf spider) at Isaacs, ACT - 6 Feb 2019 by Mike
Ocybadistes walkeri (Greenish Grass-dart) at Isaacs, ACT - 6 Feb 2019 by Mike
Iridomyrmex sp. (genus) (Ant) at Isaacs, ACT - 5 Feb 2019 by Mike
Oxalis corniculata at Isaacs, ACT - 5 Feb 2019 by Mike
Lucia limbaria (Chequered Copper) at Isaacs, ACT - 5 Feb 2019 by Mike
Lucia limbaria (Chequered Copper) at Isaacs, ACT - 4 Feb 2019 by Mike
Lampona sp. (genus) (White-tailed spider) at Isaacs, ACT - 30 Jan 2019 by Mike
Lamprima aurata (Golden stag beetle) at Isaacs, ACT - 17 Jan 2019 by Mike
Tiliqua scincoides (Eastern Blue-tongue) at Isaacs, ACT - 25 Dec 2018 by Mike
Camponotus consobrinus (Banded sugar ant) at Isaacs, ACT - 19 Dec 2018 by Mike
Rosa sp. (A wild rose) at Isaacs, ACT - 25 Nov 2018 by Mike
Nassella trichotoma (Serrated Tussock) at Isaacs, ACT - 26 Aug 2018 by Mike
Macropus giganteus (Eastern Grey Kangaroo) at Isaacs, ACT - 27 Jul 2018 by Mike
Polistes (Polistella) humilis (Common Paper Wasp) at Isaacs, ACT - 7 Mar 2018 by Mike
Tiliqua scincoides (Eastern Blue-tongue) at Isaacs, ACT - 15 Dec 2017 by Mike
Caedicia simplex (Common Garden Katydid) at Isaacs, ACT - 4 Feb 2017 by Mike
Cuspicona stenuella (Shield bug) at Isaacs, ACT - 3 Feb 2017 by Mike
Polistes (Polistella) humilis (Common Paper Wasp) at Isaacs, ACT - 31 Jan 2017 by Mike
Doleromyrma sp. (genus) (Brown house ant) at Isaacs, ACT - 24 Jan 2017 by Mike
Geranium robertianum (Herb Robert) at Isaacs, ACT - 28 Nov 2016 by Mike
Peziza at Isaacs, ACT - 15 Sep 2014 by Mike
Zaprochilus australis (Twig-mimic katydid) at Isaacs, ACT - 25 Nov 2011 by Mike

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Location information

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 Abundance
  • 2 Jan 2021 01:45 PM Recorded on
  • Mike Recorded by

Additional information

  • Senecio quadridentatus Associated plant
  • 12mm to 25mm Animal size

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  • Confirmed by an expert moderator
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