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Macrobathra desmotoma

A Cosmet moth at Hawker, ACT

Macrobathra desmotoma at Hawker, ACT - 6 Jan 2021
Macrobathra desmotoma at Hawker, ACT - 6 Jan 2021
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Identification history

Macrobathra desmotoma 17 Jan 2021 donhe
Macrobathra desmotoma 17 Jan 2021 GlennCocking
Oecophoridae (family) 17 Jan 2021 donhe
Unidentified 16 Jan 2021 AlisonMilton

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Pachycephala rufiventris (Rufous Whistler) at Hawker, ACT - 24 Apr 2022 by AlisonMilton Pachycephala pectoralis (Golden Whistler) at Hawker, ACT - 24 Apr 2022 by AlisonMilton Crepis capillaris (Smooth Hawksbeard) at Hawker, ACT - 27 Jan 2022 by pinnaCLE Macrotona australis (Common Macrotona Grasshopper) at Hawker, ACT - 10 Jan 2022 by AlisonMilton Caedicia simplex (Common Garden Katydid) at Hawker, ACT - 10 Jan 2022 by AlisonMilton Chauliognathus lugubris (Plague Soldier Beetle) at Hawker, ACT - 10 Jan 2022 by AlisonMilton Cynoglossum australe (Australian Forget-me-not) at Hawker, ACT - 7 Jan 2022 by sangio7 Anthela varia (Hairy Mary) at Hawker, ACT - 6 Dec 2021 by Eland Paropsisterna gloriosa (Glorious eucalyptus leaf beetle) at Hawker, ACT - 6 Nov 2021 by AlisonMilton Tabanidae (family) (Unidentified march or horse fly) at Hawker, ACT - 30 Oct 2021 by AlisonMilton Paropsisterna sp. ("Ch11" of DeLittle 1979) (A leaf beetle) at Hawker, ACT - 30 Oct 2021 by AlisonMilton Paropsisterna sp. (Ch11 of DeLittle 1979) (A leaf beetle) at Hawker, ACT - 30 Oct 2021 by AlisonMilton Paropsisterna decolorata (A Eucalyptus leaf beetle) at Hawker, ACT - 30 Oct 2021 by AlisonMilton Paropsis aegrota (Eucalyptus Tortoise Beetle) at Hawker, ACT - 30 Oct 2021 by AlisonMilton Paropsis atomaria (Eucalyptus leaf beetle) at Hawker, ACT - 29 Oct 2021 by AlisonMilton Perga sp. (genus) (Sawfly or Spitfire) at Hawker, ACT - 29 Oct 2021 by AlisonMilton Lucia limbaria (Chequered Copper) at Hawker, ACT - 24 Oct 2021 by AlisonMilton Ocystola paulinella (A Concealer Moth) at Hawker, ACT - 1 Oct 2021 by tpreston Clematis leptophylla (Small-leaf Clematis, Old Man's Beard) at Hawker, ACT - 26 Aug 2021 by sangio7 Platycercus eximius (Eastern Rosella) at Hawker, ACT - 29 Jun 2021 by AlisonMilton Ptilonorhynchus violaceus (Satin Bowerbird) at Hawker, ACT - 29 Jun 2021 by AlisonMilton Pachycephala pectoralis (Golden Whistler) at Hawker, ACT - 29 Jun 2021 by AlisonMilton Agrilus hypoleucus (Hypoleucus jewel beetle) at Hawker, ACT - 6 Jan 2021 by AlisonMilton Chauliognathus tricolor (Tricolor soldier beetle) at Hawker, ACT - 6 Jan 2021 by AlisonMilton Mantispidae (family) (Unidentified mantisfly) at Hawker, ACT - 6 Jan 2021 by AlisonMilton Paropsisterna m-fuscum (Eucalyptus Leaf Beetle) at Hawker, ACT - 6 Jan 2021 by AlisonMilton Ancita marginicollis (A longhorn beetle) at Hawker, ACT - 6 Jan 2021 by AlisonMilton Galanga labeculata (Double-spotted cicada) at Hawker, ACT - 6 Jan 2021 by AlisonMilton Rhinaria sp. (genus) (Unidentified Rhinaria weevil) at Hawker, ACT - 3 Dec 2020 by AlisonMilton Archimantis sp. (genus) (Large Brown Mantis) at Hawker, ACT - 3 Dec 2020 by AlisonMilton Swainsona sericea (Silky swainson-pea) at Hawker, ACT - 26 Aug 2020 by tpreston Colluricincla harmonica (Grey Shrikethrush) at Hawker, ACT - 10 Aug 2020 by Alison Milton Neumichtis nigerrima (Black Turnip Moth) at Hawker, ACT - 6 Jul 2020 by tpreston Neosparassus calligaster (Beautiful Badge Huntsman) at Hawker, ACT - 6 Jul 2020 by tpreston Jalmenus icilius (Amethyst Hairstreak) at Hawker, ACT - 27 Feb 2020 by AlisonMilton Chauliognathus tricolor (Tricolor soldier beetle) at Hawker, ACT - 26 Feb 2020 by AlisonMilton Comptosia sp. (genus) (Unidentified Comptosia bee fly) at Hawker, ACT - 26 Feb 2020 by AlisonMilton Cardiaspina albitextura (White Lace Lerp) at Hawker, ACT - 9 Jan 2020 by AlisonMilton Eriococcus coriaceus (Gumtree Scale) at Hawker, ACT - 9 Jan 2020 by AlisonMilton Tachyglossus aculeatus (Short-beaked Echidna) at Hawker, ACT - 24 Dec 2019 by annamacdonald Taxeotis intextata (Looper Moth, Grey Taxeotis) at Hawker, ACT - 31 Oct 2019 by AlisonMilton Eurymelops rubrovittata (Red-lined Leaf Hopper) at Hawker, ACT - 1 Oct 2019 by AlisonMilton Clematis leptophylla (Small-leaf Clematis, Old Man's Beard) at Hawker, ACT - 1 Oct 2019 by AlisonMilton Papyrius sp (undescribed) (Hairy Coconut Ant) at Hawker, ACT - 1 Oct 2019 by AlisonMilton Pogona barbata (Bearded Dragon) at Hawker, ACT - 1 Oct 2019 by AlisonMilton Lepidosaphes sp. (genus) (Mussel scale) at Hawker, ACT - 1 Oct 2019 by AlisonMilton Bothriomutilla rugicollis (Mutillid wasp or 'Velvet ant') at Hawker, ACT - 1 Feb 2019 by TomfromOregon Junonia villida (Meadow Argus) at Hawker, ACT - 10 Feb 2018 by Alison Milton Myiagra rubecula (Leaden Flycatcher) at Hawker, ACT - 20 Nov 2017 by Alison Milton Malurus cyaneus (Superb Fairywren) at Hawker, ACT - 21 May 2017 by Alison Milton Cormobates leucophaea (White-throated Treecreeper) at Hawker, ACT - 16 Apr 2017 by Alison Milton Aphrophorinae sp. (subfamily) (Unidentified spittlebug) at Hawker, ACT - 7 Dec 2016 by annamacdonald Vanessa kershawi (Australian Painted Lady) at Hawker, ACT - 7 Dec 2016 by annamacdonald Asura lydia (Lydia Lichen Moth) at Hawker, ACT - 7 Dec 2016 by annamacdonald Holcus lanatus (Yorkshire Fog) at Hawker, ACT - 7 Dec 2016 by annamacdonald Acanthiza reguloides (Buff-rumped Thornbill) at Hawker, ACT - 26 Apr 2015 by Alison Milton
Pachycephala rufiventris (Rufous Whistler) at Hawker, ACT - 24 Apr 2022 by AlisonMilton
Pachycephala pectoralis (Golden Whistler) at Hawker, ACT - 24 Apr 2022 by AlisonMilton
Crepis capillaris (Smooth Hawksbeard) at Hawker, ACT - 27 Jan 2022 by pinnaCLE
Macrotona australis (Common Macrotona Grasshopper) at Hawker, ACT - 10 Jan 2022 by AlisonMilton
Caedicia simplex (Common Garden Katydid) at Hawker, ACT - 10 Jan 2022 by AlisonMilton
Chauliognathus lugubris (Plague Soldier Beetle) at Hawker, ACT - 10 Jan 2022 by AlisonMilton
Cynoglossum australe (Australian Forget-me-not) at Hawker, ACT - 7 Jan 2022 by sangio7
Anthela varia (Hairy Mary) at Hawker, ACT - 6 Dec 2021 by Eland
Paropsisterna gloriosa (Glorious eucalyptus leaf beetle) at Hawker, ACT - 6 Nov 2021 by AlisonMilton
Tabanidae (family) (Unidentified march or horse fly) at Hawker, ACT - 30 Oct 2021 by AlisonMilton
Paropsisterna sp. ("Ch11" of DeLittle 1979) (A leaf beetle) at Hawker, ACT - 30 Oct 2021 by AlisonMilton
Paropsisterna sp. (Ch11 of DeLittle 1979) (A leaf beetle) at Hawker, ACT - 30 Oct 2021 by AlisonMilton
Paropsisterna decolorata (A Eucalyptus leaf beetle) at Hawker, ACT - 30 Oct 2021 by AlisonMilton
Paropsis aegrota (Eucalyptus Tortoise Beetle) at Hawker, ACT - 30 Oct 2021 by AlisonMilton
Paropsis atomaria (Eucalyptus leaf beetle) at Hawker, ACT - 29 Oct 2021 by AlisonMilton
Perga sp. (genus) (Sawfly or Spitfire) at Hawker, ACT - 29 Oct 2021 by AlisonMilton
Lucia limbaria (Chequered Copper) at Hawker, ACT - 24 Oct 2021 by AlisonMilton
Ocystola paulinella (A Concealer Moth) at Hawker, ACT - 1 Oct 2021 by tpreston
Clematis leptophylla (Small-leaf Clematis, Old Man's Beard) at Hawker, ACT - 26 Aug 2021 by sangio7
Platycercus eximius (Eastern Rosella) at Hawker, ACT - 29 Jun 2021 by AlisonMilton
Ptilonorhynchus violaceus (Satin Bowerbird) at Hawker, ACT - 29 Jun 2021 by AlisonMilton
Pachycephala pectoralis (Golden Whistler) at Hawker, ACT - 29 Jun 2021 by AlisonMilton
Agrilus hypoleucus (Hypoleucus jewel beetle) at Hawker, ACT - 6 Jan 2021 by AlisonMilton
Chauliognathus tricolor (Tricolor soldier beetle) at Hawker, ACT - 6 Jan 2021 by AlisonMilton
Mantispidae (family) (Unidentified mantisfly) at Hawker, ACT - 6 Jan 2021 by AlisonMilton
Paropsisterna m-fuscum (Eucalyptus Leaf Beetle) at Hawker, ACT - 6 Jan 2021 by AlisonMilton
Ancita marginicollis (A longhorn beetle) at Hawker, ACT - 6 Jan 2021 by AlisonMilton
Galanga labeculata (Double-spotted cicada) at Hawker, ACT - 6 Jan 2021 by AlisonMilton
Rhinaria sp. (genus) (Unidentified Rhinaria weevil) at Hawker, ACT - 3 Dec 2020 by AlisonMilton
Archimantis sp. (genus) (Large Brown Mantis) at Hawker, ACT - 3 Dec 2020 by AlisonMilton
Swainsona sericea (Silky swainson-pea) at Hawker, ACT - 26 Aug 2020 by tpreston
Colluricincla harmonica (Grey Shrikethrush) at Hawker, ACT - 10 Aug 2020 by Alison Milton
Neumichtis nigerrima (Black Turnip Moth) at Hawker, ACT - 6 Jul 2020 by tpreston
Neosparassus calligaster (Beautiful Badge Huntsman) at Hawker, ACT - 6 Jul 2020 by tpreston
Jalmenus icilius (Amethyst Hairstreak) at Hawker, ACT - 27 Feb 2020 by AlisonMilton
Chauliognathus tricolor (Tricolor soldier beetle) at Hawker, ACT - 26 Feb 2020 by AlisonMilton
Comptosia sp. (genus) (Unidentified Comptosia bee fly) at Hawker, ACT - 26 Feb 2020 by AlisonMilton
Cardiaspina albitextura (White Lace Lerp) at Hawker, ACT - 9 Jan 2020 by AlisonMilton
Eriococcus coriaceus (Gumtree Scale) at Hawker, ACT - 9 Jan 2020 by AlisonMilton
Tachyglossus aculeatus (Short-beaked Echidna) at Hawker, ACT - 24 Dec 2019 by annamacdonald
Taxeotis intextata (Looper Moth, Grey Taxeotis) at Hawker, ACT - 31 Oct 2019 by AlisonMilton
Eurymelops rubrovittata (Red-lined Leaf Hopper) at Hawker, ACT - 1 Oct 2019 by AlisonMilton
Clematis leptophylla (Small-leaf Clematis, Old Man's Beard) at Hawker, ACT - 1 Oct 2019 by AlisonMilton
Papyrius sp (undescribed) (Hairy Coconut Ant) at Hawker, ACT - 1 Oct 2019 by AlisonMilton
Pogona barbata (Bearded Dragon) at Hawker, ACT - 1 Oct 2019 by AlisonMilton
Lepidosaphes sp. (genus) (Mussel scale) at Hawker, ACT - 1 Oct 2019 by AlisonMilton
Bothriomutilla rugicollis (Mutillid wasp or 'Velvet ant') at Hawker, ACT - 1 Feb 2019 by TomfromOregon
Junonia villida (Meadow Argus) at Hawker, ACT - 10 Feb 2018 by Alison Milton
Myiagra rubecula (Leaden Flycatcher) at Hawker, ACT - 20 Nov 2017 by Alison Milton
Malurus cyaneus (Superb Fairywren) at Hawker, ACT - 21 May 2017 by Alison Milton
Cormobates leucophaea (White-throated Treecreeper) at Hawker, ACT - 16 Apr 2017 by Alison Milton
Aphrophorinae sp. (subfamily) (Unidentified spittlebug) at Hawker, ACT - 7 Dec 2016 by annamacdonald
Vanessa kershawi (Australian Painted Lady) at Hawker, ACT - 7 Dec 2016 by annamacdonald
Asura lydia (Lydia Lichen Moth) at Hawker, ACT - 7 Dec 2016 by annamacdonald
Holcus lanatus (Yorkshire Fog) at Hawker, ACT - 7 Dec 2016 by annamacdonald
Acanthiza reguloides (Buff-rumped Thornbill) at Hawker, ACT - 26 Apr 2015 by Alison Milton

Location information

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 Abundance
  • 6 Jan 2021 12:02 PM Recorded on
  • AlisonMilton Recorded by

Additional information

  • Acacia dealbata Associated plant
  • 12mm to 25mm Animal size

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