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Pyralis farinalis

Meal Moth at Melba, ACT

Pyralis farinalis at Melba, ACT - 1 Mar 2021
Pyralis farinalis at Melba, ACT - 1 Mar 2021
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Pyralis farinalis 8 Apr 2021 donhe
Pyralis farinalis 8 Apr 2021 ibaird
Unidentified 8 Apr 2021 Bron

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Ceromitia iolampra (A Fairy moth) at Melba, ACT - 1 May 2021 by Bron Stibaroma undescribed species (A Line-moth) at Melba, ACT - 8 Apr 2021 by Bron Hoplostega ochroma (Hoplostega ochroma) at Melba, ACT - 8 Apr 2021 by Bron Smyriodes undescribed species nr aplectaria at Melba, ACT - 8 Apr 2021 by Bron Capua intractana (A Tortricid moth) at Melba, ACT - 7 Apr 2021 by Bron Strepsicrates infensa (Strepsicrates infensa) at Melba, ACT - 7 Apr 2021 by Bron Smyriodes undescribed species nr aplectaria at Melba, ACT - 6 Apr 2021 by Bron Psilosticha absorpta (Fine-waved Bark Moth) at Melba, ACT - 6 Apr 2021 by Bron Diarsia intermixta (Chevron Cutworm) at Melba, ACT - 6 Apr 2021 by Bron Chlorocoma dichloraria (Guenee's or Double-fringed Emerald) at Melba, ACT - 6 Apr 2021 by Bron Philobota (genus) (Unidentified Philobota genus moths) at Melba, ACT - 6 Apr 2021 by Bron Proteuxoa undescribed nr paragypsa (A Noctuid moth) at Melba, ACT - 6 Apr 2021 by Bron Rhapsa suscitatalis (Wedged Rhapsa) at Melba, ACT - 6 Apr 2021 by Bron Anestia (genus) (A tiger moth) at Melba, ACT - 6 Apr 2021 by Bron Stibaroma melanotoxa (Grey-caped Line-moth) at Melba, ACT - 6 Apr 2021 by Bron Ciampa arietaria (Brown Pasture Looper Moth) at Melba, ACT - 5 Apr 2021 by Bron Thalaina clara (Clara's Satin Moth) at Melba, ACT - 5 Apr 2021 by Bron Euproctis edwardsii (Mistletoe Browntail Moth) at Melba, ACT - 5 Apr 2021 by Bron Oenosandra boisduvalii (Boisduval's Autumn Moth) at Melba, ACT - 5 Apr 2021 by Bron Bondia nigella (A Fruitworm moth (Family Carposinidae)) at Melba, ACT - 5 Apr 2021 by Bron Garrha leucerythra (A concealer moth) at Melba, ACT - 4 Apr 2021 by Bron Tortricinae (subfamily) (A tortrix moth) at Melba, ACT - 4 Apr 2021 by Bron Phryganeutis cinerea (Phryganeutis cinerea) at Melba, ACT - 4 Apr 2021 by Bron Epyaxa subidaria (Subidaria Moth) at Melba, ACT - 4 Apr 2021 by Bron Anestia (genus) (A tiger moth) at Melba, ACT - 4 Apr 2021 by Bron Meritastis pyrosemana (A Tortricid moth) at Melba, ACT - 4 Apr 2021 by Bron Garrha pudica (Garrha pudica) at Melba, ACT - 4 Apr 2021 by Bron Garrha (genus) (A concealer moth) at Melba, ACT - 3 Apr 2021 by Bron Epiphyas ashworthana (Epiphyas ashworthana) at Melba, ACT - 3 Apr 2021 by Bron Tortricinae (subfamily) (A tortrix moth) at Melba, ACT - 1 Apr 2021 by Bron Austroterpna paratorna (Rounded Grey) at Melba, ACT - 1 Apr 2021 by Bron Idaea costaria (White-edged Wave) at Melba, ACT - 31 Mar 2021 by Bron Plesanemma fucata (Lemon Gum Moth) at Melba, ACT - 30 Mar 2021 by Bron Chrysolarentia subrectaria (A Geometer moth) at Melba, ACT - 30 Mar 2021 by Bron Paralaea porphyrinaria (Chestnut Vein Crest Moth) at Melba, ACT - 30 Mar 2021 by Bron Stictochila sarcoptera at Melba, ACT - 30 Mar 2021 by Bron Meritastis pyrosemana (A Tortricid moth) at Melba, ACT - 30 Mar 2021 by Bron Proteuxoa cinereicollis (A noctuid or owlet moth) at Melba, ACT - 30 Mar 2021 by Bron Thallarcha partita (Dark-banded Footman) at Melba, ACT - 30 Mar 2021 by Bron Mormoscopa phricozona (A Herminiid Moth) at Melba, ACT - 30 Mar 2021 by Bron Chrysolarentia gypsomela (Gypsum Carpet) at Melba, ACT - 30 Mar 2021 by Bron Thallarcha oblita (Hidden Footman) at Melba, ACT - 30 Mar 2021 by Bron Anachloris uncinata (Hook-winged Carpet) at Melba, ACT - 30 Mar 2021 by Bron Austroterpna paratorna (Rounded Grey) at Melba, ACT - 30 Mar 2021 by Bron Hoplostega ochroma (Hoplostega ochroma) at Melba, ACT - 30 Mar 2021 by Bron Hoplostega ochroma (Hoplostega ochroma) at Melba, ACT - 30 Mar 2021 by Bron Philobota (genus) (Unidentified Philobota genus moths) at Melba, ACT - 30 Mar 2021 by Bron Halone sinuata (Rock Lichen Moth) at Melba, ACT - 30 Mar 2021 by Bron Ciampa arietaria (Brown Pasture Looper Moth) at Melba, ACT - 30 Mar 2021 by Bron Persectania ewingii (Southern Armyworm) at Melba, ACT - 30 Mar 2021 by Bron Assara subarcuella (Assara subarcuella) at Melba, ACT - 29 Mar 2021 by Bron Dissomorphia australiaria (Dissomorphia australiaria) at Melba, ACT - 28 Mar 2021 by Bron Platyptilia celidotus (Plume Moth) at Melba, ACT - 28 Mar 2021 by Bron Proteuxoa (genus) (A Noctuid moth) at Melba, ACT - 28 Mar 2021 by Bron Microdes squamulata (Dark-grey Carpet) at Melba, ACT - 28 Mar 2021 by Bron Ocrasa albidalis (A Pyralid moth) at Melba, ACT - 28 Mar 2021 by Bron Athetis tenuis (A Noctuid moth) at Melba, ACT - 28 Mar 2021 by Bron Armactica conchidia (Conchidia Moth) at Melba, ACT - 28 Mar 2021 by Bron Agrotis porphyricollis (Variable Cutworm) at Melba, ACT - 28 Mar 2021 by Bron Thrincophora inconcisana (A Tortricid moth) at Melba, ACT - 28 Mar 2021 by Bron Agriophara platyscia (A Concealer moth) at Melba, ACT - 27 Mar 2021 by Bron Meritastis lythrodana (A tortrix or leafroller moth) at Melba, ACT - 25 Mar 2021 by Bron Gastrinodes bitaeniaria (Buff Bark Moth) at Melba, ACT - 25 Mar 2021 by Bron Meranda susialis (Meranda susialis) at Melba, ACT - 21 Mar 2021 by Bron Blastobasis (genus) at Melba, ACT - 18 Mar 2021 by Bron Oecophoridae (family) (Unidentified Oecophorid concealer moth) at Melba, ACT - 18 Mar 2021 by Bron Gelechioidea (superfamily) (Unidentified Gelechioid moth) at Melba, ACT - 18 Mar 2021 by Bron Trigonocytarra clandestina (Less-stick Case Moth) at Melba, ACT - 18 Mar 2021 by Bron Thallarcha albicollis (Crossed Footman) at Melba, ACT - 18 Mar 2021 by Bron Scoparia (genus) (Unidentified Scoparia moths) at Melba, ACT - 18 Mar 2021 by Bron Hednota pedionoma (Pasture Webworm) at Melba, ACT - 18 Mar 2021 by Bron Tebenna micalis (Small Thistle Moth) at Melba, ACT - 18 Mar 2021 by Bron Cebysa leucotelus (Australian Bagmoth) at Melba, ACT - 18 Mar 2021 by Bron Acontia nivipicta (Acontia nivipicta) at Melba, ACT - 18 Mar 2021 by Bron Trigonocytarra clandestina (Less-stick Case Moth) at Melba, ACT - 18 Mar 2021 by Bron Lepidoscia (genus) (Unidentified cone case moth) at Melba, ACT - 18 Mar 2021 by Bron Unplaced externaria (Unplaced externaria) at Melba, ACT - 18 Mar 2021 by Bron Oenosandra boisduvalii (Boisduval's Autumn Moth) at Melba, ACT - 18 Mar 2021 by Bron Heteroteucha translatella (Heteroteucha translatella) at Melba, ACT - 13 Mar 2021 by Bron Epitymbia cosmota (A Tortricid moth) at Melba, ACT - 13 Mar 2021 by Bron Uraba lugens (Gumleaf Skeletonizer) at Melba, ACT - 13 Mar 2021 by Bron Lasiosticha canilinea at Melba, ACT - 13 Mar 2021 by Bron Stathmopoda crocophanes (Yellow Stathmopoda Moth) at Melba, ACT - 13 Mar 2021 by Bron Edosa idiochroa at Melba, ACT - 13 Mar 2021 by Bron Xylorycta (genus) (A concealer moth) at Melba, ACT - 13 Mar 2021 by Bron Crocanthes prasinopis (A Curved -horn moth) at Melba, ACT - 13 Mar 2021 by Bron Scatochresis episema (A scat moth) at Melba, ACT - 13 Mar 2021 by Bron Oenosandra boisduvalii (Boisduval's Autumn Moth) at Melba, ACT - 13 Mar 2021 by Bron Palimmeces habrophanes (A Concealer moth) at Melba, ACT - 13 Mar 2021 by Bron Proteuxoa cinereicollis (A noctuid or owlet moth) at Melba, ACT - 13 Mar 2021 by Bron Constrictana group constrictana at Melba, ACT - 13 Mar 2021 by Bron Epiphyas sp. (genus) (A Tortrid moth) at Melba, ACT - 13 Mar 2021 by Bron Thoracolopha verecunda (A Noctuid moth (group)) at Melba, ACT - 13 Mar 2021 by Bron Garrha leucerythra (A concealer moth) at Melba, ACT - 13 Mar 2021 by Bron Eulechria ophiodes (A Concealer moth) at Melba, ACT - 13 Mar 2021 by Bron Cosmopterigidae (family) (Unidentified Cosmopterigid moth) at Melba, ACT - 13 Mar 2021 by Bron Proteuxoa restituta (Black-bodied Noctuid) at Melba, ACT - 13 Mar 2021 by Bron Austroterpna paratorna (Rounded Grey) at Melba, ACT - 13 Mar 2021 by Bron Agrotis munda (Brown Cutworm) at Melba, ACT - 12 Mar 2021 by Bron Uraba lugens (Gumleaf Skeletonizer) at Melba, ACT - 10 Mar 2021 by Bron
Ceromitia iolampra (A Fairy moth) at Melba, ACT - 1 May 2021 by Bron
Stibaroma undescribed species (A Line-moth) at Melba, ACT - 8 Apr 2021 by Bron
Hoplostega ochroma (Hoplostega ochroma) at Melba, ACT - 8 Apr 2021 by Bron
Smyriodes undescribed species nr aplectaria at Melba, ACT - 8 Apr 2021 by Bron
Capua intractana (A Tortricid moth) at Melba, ACT - 7 Apr 2021 by Bron
Strepsicrates infensa (Strepsicrates infensa) at Melba, ACT - 7 Apr 2021 by Bron
Smyriodes undescribed species nr aplectaria at Melba, ACT - 6 Apr 2021 by Bron
Psilosticha absorpta (Fine-waved Bark Moth) at Melba, ACT - 6 Apr 2021 by Bron
Diarsia intermixta (Chevron Cutworm) at Melba, ACT - 6 Apr 2021 by Bron
Chlorocoma dichloraria (Guenee's or Double-fringed Emerald) at Melba, ACT - 6 Apr 2021 by Bron
Philobota (genus) (Unidentified Philobota genus moths) at Melba, ACT - 6 Apr 2021 by Bron
Proteuxoa undescribed nr paragypsa (A Noctuid moth) at Melba, ACT - 6 Apr 2021 by Bron
Rhapsa suscitatalis (Wedged Rhapsa) at Melba, ACT - 6 Apr 2021 by Bron
Anestia (genus) (A tiger moth) at Melba, ACT - 6 Apr 2021 by Bron
Stibaroma melanotoxa (Grey-caped Line-moth) at Melba, ACT - 6 Apr 2021 by Bron
Ciampa arietaria (Brown Pasture Looper Moth) at Melba, ACT - 5 Apr 2021 by Bron
Thalaina clara (Clara's Satin Moth) at Melba, ACT - 5 Apr 2021 by Bron
Euproctis edwardsii (Mistletoe Browntail Moth) at Melba, ACT - 5 Apr 2021 by Bron
Oenosandra boisduvalii (Boisduval's Autumn Moth) at Melba, ACT - 5 Apr 2021 by Bron
Bondia nigella (A Fruitworm moth (Family Carposinidae)) at Melba, ACT - 5 Apr 2021 by Bron
Garrha leucerythra (A concealer moth) at Melba, ACT - 4 Apr 2021 by Bron
Tortricinae (subfamily) (A tortrix moth) at Melba, ACT - 4 Apr 2021 by Bron
Phryganeutis cinerea (Phryganeutis cinerea) at Melba, ACT - 4 Apr 2021 by Bron
Epyaxa subidaria (Subidaria Moth) at Melba, ACT - 4 Apr 2021 by Bron
Anestia (genus) (A tiger moth) at Melba, ACT - 4 Apr 2021 by Bron
Meritastis pyrosemana (A Tortricid moth) at Melba, ACT - 4 Apr 2021 by Bron
Garrha pudica (Garrha pudica) at Melba, ACT - 4 Apr 2021 by Bron
Garrha (genus) (A concealer moth) at Melba, ACT - 3 Apr 2021 by Bron
Epiphyas ashworthana (Epiphyas ashworthana) at Melba, ACT - 3 Apr 2021 by Bron
Tortricinae (subfamily) (A tortrix moth) at Melba, ACT - 1 Apr 2021 by Bron
Austroterpna paratorna (Rounded Grey) at Melba, ACT - 1 Apr 2021 by Bron
Idaea costaria (White-edged Wave) at Melba, ACT - 31 Mar 2021 by Bron
Plesanemma fucata (Lemon Gum Moth) at Melba, ACT - 30 Mar 2021 by Bron
Chrysolarentia subrectaria (A Geometer moth) at Melba, ACT - 30 Mar 2021 by Bron
Paralaea porphyrinaria (Chestnut Vein Crest Moth) at Melba, ACT - 30 Mar 2021 by Bron
Stictochila sarcoptera at Melba, ACT - 30 Mar 2021 by Bron
Meritastis pyrosemana (A Tortricid moth) at Melba, ACT - 30 Mar 2021 by Bron
Proteuxoa cinereicollis (A noctuid or owlet moth) at Melba, ACT - 30 Mar 2021 by Bron
Thallarcha partita (Dark-banded Footman) at Melba, ACT - 30 Mar 2021 by Bron
Mormoscopa phricozona (A Herminiid Moth) at Melba, ACT - 30 Mar 2021 by Bron
Chrysolarentia gypsomela (Gypsum Carpet) at Melba, ACT - 30 Mar 2021 by Bron
Thallarcha oblita (Hidden Footman) at Melba, ACT - 30 Mar 2021 by Bron
Anachloris uncinata (Hook-winged Carpet) at Melba, ACT - 30 Mar 2021 by Bron
Austroterpna paratorna (Rounded Grey) at Melba, ACT - 30 Mar 2021 by Bron
Hoplostega ochroma (Hoplostega ochroma) at Melba, ACT - 30 Mar 2021 by Bron
Hoplostega ochroma (Hoplostega ochroma) at Melba, ACT - 30 Mar 2021 by Bron
Philobota (genus) (Unidentified Philobota genus moths) at Melba, ACT - 30 Mar 2021 by Bron
Halone sinuata (Rock Lichen Moth) at Melba, ACT - 30 Mar 2021 by Bron
Ciampa arietaria (Brown Pasture Looper Moth) at Melba, ACT - 30 Mar 2021 by Bron
Persectania ewingii (Southern Armyworm) at Melba, ACT - 30 Mar 2021 by Bron
Assara subarcuella (Assara subarcuella) at Melba, ACT - 29 Mar 2021 by Bron
Dissomorphia australiaria (Dissomorphia australiaria) at Melba, ACT - 28 Mar 2021 by Bron
Platyptilia celidotus (Plume Moth) at Melba, ACT - 28 Mar 2021 by Bron
Proteuxoa (genus) (A Noctuid moth) at Melba, ACT - 28 Mar 2021 by Bron
Microdes squamulata (Dark-grey Carpet) at Melba, ACT - 28 Mar 2021 by Bron
Ocrasa albidalis (A Pyralid moth) at Melba, ACT - 28 Mar 2021 by Bron
Athetis tenuis (A Noctuid moth) at Melba, ACT - 28 Mar 2021 by Bron
Armactica conchidia (Conchidia Moth) at Melba, ACT - 28 Mar 2021 by Bron
Agrotis porphyricollis (Variable Cutworm) at Melba, ACT - 28 Mar 2021 by Bron
Thrincophora inconcisana (A Tortricid moth) at Melba, ACT - 28 Mar 2021 by Bron
Agriophara platyscia (A Concealer moth) at Melba, ACT - 27 Mar 2021 by Bron
Meritastis lythrodana (A tortrix or leafroller moth) at Melba, ACT - 25 Mar 2021 by Bron
Gastrinodes bitaeniaria (Buff Bark Moth) at Melba, ACT - 25 Mar 2021 by Bron
Meranda susialis (Meranda susialis) at Melba, ACT - 21 Mar 2021 by Bron
Blastobasis (genus) at Melba, ACT - 18 Mar 2021 by Bron
Oecophoridae (family) (Unidentified Oecophorid concealer moth) at Melba, ACT - 18 Mar 2021 by Bron
Gelechioidea (superfamily) (Unidentified Gelechioid moth) at Melba, ACT - 18 Mar 2021 by Bron
Trigonocytarra clandestina (Less-stick Case Moth) at Melba, ACT - 18 Mar 2021 by Bron
Thallarcha albicollis (Crossed Footman) at Melba, ACT - 18 Mar 2021 by Bron
Scoparia (genus) (Unidentified Scoparia moths) at Melba, ACT - 18 Mar 2021 by Bron
Hednota pedionoma (Pasture Webworm) at Melba, ACT - 18 Mar 2021 by Bron
Tebenna micalis (Small Thistle Moth) at Melba, ACT - 18 Mar 2021 by Bron
Cebysa leucotelus (Australian Bagmoth) at Melba, ACT - 18 Mar 2021 by Bron
Acontia nivipicta (Acontia nivipicta) at Melba, ACT - 18 Mar 2021 by Bron
Trigonocytarra clandestina (Less-stick Case Moth) at Melba, ACT - 18 Mar 2021 by Bron
Lepidoscia (genus) (Unidentified cone case moth) at Melba, ACT - 18 Mar 2021 by Bron
Unplaced externaria (Unplaced externaria) at Melba, ACT - 18 Mar 2021 by Bron
Oenosandra boisduvalii (Boisduval's Autumn Moth) at Melba, ACT - 18 Mar 2021 by Bron
Heteroteucha translatella (Heteroteucha translatella) at Melba, ACT - 13 Mar 2021 by Bron
Epitymbia cosmota (A Tortricid moth) at Melba, ACT - 13 Mar 2021 by Bron
Uraba lugens (Gumleaf Skeletonizer) at Melba, ACT - 13 Mar 2021 by Bron
Lasiosticha canilinea at Melba, ACT - 13 Mar 2021 by Bron
Stathmopoda crocophanes (Yellow Stathmopoda Moth) at Melba, ACT - 13 Mar 2021 by Bron
Edosa idiochroa at Melba, ACT - 13 Mar 2021 by Bron
Xylorycta (genus) (A concealer moth) at Melba, ACT - 13 Mar 2021 by Bron
Crocanthes prasinopis (A Curved -horn moth) at Melba, ACT - 13 Mar 2021 by Bron
Scatochresis episema (A scat moth) at Melba, ACT - 13 Mar 2021 by Bron
Oenosandra boisduvalii (Boisduval's Autumn Moth) at Melba, ACT - 13 Mar 2021 by Bron
Palimmeces habrophanes (A Concealer moth) at Melba, ACT - 13 Mar 2021 by Bron
Proteuxoa cinereicollis (A noctuid or owlet moth) at Melba, ACT - 13 Mar 2021 by Bron
Constrictana group constrictana at Melba, ACT - 13 Mar 2021 by Bron
Epiphyas sp. (genus) (A Tortrid moth) at Melba, ACT - 13 Mar 2021 by Bron
Thoracolopha verecunda (A Noctuid moth (group)) at Melba, ACT - 13 Mar 2021 by Bron
Garrha leucerythra (A concealer moth) at Melba, ACT - 13 Mar 2021 by Bron
Eulechria ophiodes (A Concealer moth) at Melba, ACT - 13 Mar 2021 by Bron
Cosmopterigidae (family) (Unidentified Cosmopterigid moth) at Melba, ACT - 13 Mar 2021 by Bron
Proteuxoa restituta (Black-bodied Noctuid) at Melba, ACT - 13 Mar 2021 by Bron
Austroterpna paratorna (Rounded Grey) at Melba, ACT - 13 Mar 2021 by Bron
Agrotis munda (Brown Cutworm) at Melba, ACT - 12 Mar 2021 by Bron
Uraba lugens (Gumleaf Skeletonizer) at Melba, ACT - 10 Mar 2021 by Bron

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Location information

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 - 3 Abundance
  • 1 Mar 2021 01:43 PM Recorded on
  • Bron Recorded by

Additional information

  • 12mm to 25mm Animal size

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