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Nyctemera amicus

Senecio or Magpie moth at Acton, ACT

Nyctemera amicus at Acton, ACT - 14 Apr 2021
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Nyctemera amicus 18 Apr 2021 ibaird
Nyctemera amicus 17 Apr 2021 donhe
Unidentified 17 Apr 2021 WHall

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Dacelo novaeguineae (Laughing Kookaburra) at Acton, ACT - 7 Aug 2022 by TimL Petroica rosea (Rose Robin) at Acton, ACT - 8 Jun 2022 by HelenCross Armillaria luteobubalina (Australian Honey Fungus) at Acton, ACT - 29 May 2022 by TimL Pogona vitticeps (Central Bearded Dragon) at Acton, ACT - 13 May 2022 by TimL Oncopeltus (Oncopeltus) sordidus (Milk vine bug) at Acton, ACT - 13 May 2022 by TimL Mutusca brevicornis (A broad-headed bug) at Acton, ACT - 13 May 2022 by TimL Lipotriches (Austronomia) australica (Lipotriches (Austronomia) australica) at Acton, ACT - 9 May 2022 by Roger Podagrionini sp. (tribe) (Unidentified mantis parasite wasp) at Acton, ACT - 9 May 2022 by Roger Gymnorhina tibicen (Australian Magpie) at Acton, ACT - 7 May 2022 by MatthewFrawley Homalictus (Homalictus) punctatus (A halictid bee) at Acton, ACT - 6 May 2022 by TimL Passiflora cinnabarina (Red Passionflower) at Acton, ACT - 25 Mar 2022 by AJB Altica sp. (genus) (Flea beetle) at Acton, ACT - 23 Feb 2022 by Roger Acraea andromacha (Glasswing) at Acton, ACT - 21 Feb 2022 by DPRees125 Uraba lugens (Gumleaf Skeletonizer) at Acton, ACT - 3 Feb 2022 by AlisonMilton Homalictus (Homalictus) sphecodoides (sweat bee) at Acton, ACT - 1 Feb 2022 by Roger Anischys sp. (genus) (Unidentified Anischys bug) at Acton, ACT - 30 Jan 2022 by TimL Homalictus (Homalictus) ctenander at Acton, ACT - 28 Jan 2022 by Roger Mordella dumbrelli (Dumbrell's Pintail Beetle) at Acton, ACT - 24 Jan 2022 by PeterA Ariamnes sp. (genus) (A whip spider) at Acton, ACT - 23 Jan 2022 by TimL Stenocotis depressa (Leafhopper) at Acton, ACT - 23 Jan 2022 by TimL Austrolestes leda (Wandering Ringtail) at Acton, ACT - 23 Jan 2022 by TimL Zosteria rosevillensis (A robber fly) at Acton, ACT - 21 Jan 2022 by TimL Diplacodes haematodes (Scarlet Percher) at Acton, ACT - 17 Jan 2022 by JohnBundock Pogona vitticeps (Central Bearded Dragon) at Acton, ACT - 14 Jan 2022 by TimL Pogona vitticeps (Central Bearded Dragon) at Acton, ACT - 14 Jan 2022 by TimL Tamopsis sp. (genus) (Two-tailed spider) at Acton, ACT - 14 Jan 2022 by TimL Pogona vitticeps (Central Bearded Dragon) at Acton, ACT - 12 Jan 2022 by MarkT Heteropsilopus sp. (genus) (A long legged fly) at Acton, ACT - 12 Jan 2022 by MarkT Zosteria rosevillensis (A robber fly) at Acton, ACT - 9 Jan 2022 by TimL Austrorhytida capillacea (Common Southern Carnivorous Snail) at Acton, ACT - 7 Jan 2022 by TimL Cystopelta sp. (genus) (Unidentified Cystopelta Slug) at Acton, ACT - 7 Jan 2022 by TimL Illeis galbula (Fungus-eating Ladybird) at Acton, ACT - 6 Jan 2022 by Roger Teloschistes sp. (A lichen) at Acton, ACT - 5 Jan 2022 by TimL Thomisidae sp. (family) (Unidentified Crab spider or Flower spider) at Acton, ACT - 2 Jan 2022 by TimL Torbia viridissima (Gum Leaf Katydid) at Acton, ACT - 31 Dec 2021 by TimL Heteropsilopus sp. (genus) (A long legged fly) at Acton, ACT - 31 Dec 2021 by TimL Cyclosa fuliginata (species-group) (An orb weaving spider) at Acton, ACT - 28 Dec 2021 by TimL Megalyra sp. (genus) (Long-tailed wasp) at Acton, ACT - 13 Dec 2021 by Roger Tettigoniidae (family) (Unidentified katydid) at Acton, ACT - 12 Dec 2021 by TimL Rhinotia adelaidae (A belid weevil) at Acton, ACT - 6 Dec 2021 by Roger Intellagama lesueurii howittii (Gippsland Water Dragon) at Acton, ACT - 5 Dec 2021 by TimL Porrostoma rhipidium (Long-nosed Lycid (Net-winged) beetle) at Acton, ACT - 3 Dec 2021 by TimL Exoneura sp. (genus) (A reed bee) at Acton, ACT - 2 Dec 2021 by PeterA Lipotriches (Austronomia) australica (Lipotriches (Austronomia) australica) at Acton, ACT - 9 Nov 2021 by TimL Lipotriches (Austronomia) flavoviridis (sweat bee) at Acton, ACT - 9 Nov 2021 by Roger Graphium macleayanum (Macleay's Swallowtail) at Acton, ACT - 31 Oct 2021 by TimL Tamopsis sp. (genus) (Two-tailed spider) at Acton, ACT - 24 Jun 2021 by TimL Porcellio scaber (Common slater) at Acton, ACT - 24 Jun 2021 by TimL Trombidiidae sp. (family) (Red velvet mite) at Acton, ACT - 6 Jun 2021 by TimL Ambigolimax nyctelia (Striped Field Slug) at Acton, ACT - 4 May 2021 by TimL Scutiphora pedicellata (Metallic Jewel Bug) at Acton, ACT - 18 Apr 2021 by TimL Cryptolaemus montrouzieri (Mealybug ladybird) at Acton, ACT - 16 Apr 2021 by TimL Gymnopilus junonius (Gymnopilus junonius) at Acton, ACT - 14 Apr 2021 by WHall Servaea sp. (genus) (Unidentified Servaea jumping spider) at Acton, ACT - 14 Apr 2021 by WHall Stephanopis sp. (genus) (Knobbly crab spider) at Acton, ACT - 14 Apr 2021 by WHall Microtropesa sp. (genus) (Tachinid fly) at Acton, ACT - 14 Apr 2021 by Roger Fulgoroidea sp. (superfamily) (Unidentified fulgoroid planthopper) at Acton, ACT - 6 Apr 2021 by TimL Ledromorpha planirostris (A leafhopper) at Acton, ACT - 6 Apr 2021 by TimL Rayieria sp. (genus) (Mirid plant bug) at Acton, ACT - 6 Apr 2021 by TimL Ledromorpha planirostris (A leafhopper) at Acton, ACT - 2 Apr 2021 by TimL Delias harpalyce (Imperial Jezebel) at Acton, ACT - 30 Mar 2021 by Roger Hylaeus (Prosopisteron) littleri (Hylaeine colletid bee) at Acton, ACT - 24 Mar 2021 by Roger Limax maximus (Leopard Slug, Great Grey Slug) at Acton, ACT - 21 Mar 2021 by TimL Limax maximus (Leopard Slug, Great Grey Slug) at Acton, ACT - 21 Mar 2021 by TimL Altica sp. (genus) (Flea beetle) at Acton, ACT - 19 Mar 2021 by Roger Spilosoma canescens (Dark-spotted Tiger Moth) at Acton, ACT - 16 Mar 2021 by AlisonMilton Amata (genus) (Handmaiden Moth) at Acton, ACT - 16 Mar 2021 by AlisonMilton Idaea philocosma (Flecked Wave) at Acton, ACT - 14 Mar 2021 by Roger Pseudoscorpiones sp. (order) (False Scorpion, Pseudoscorpion) at Acton, ACT - 12 Mar 2021 by TimL Lipotriches (Austronomia) australica (Lipotriches (Austronomia) australica) at Acton, ACT - 8 Mar 2021 by Roger Lasioglossum (Parasphecodes) sp. (genus & subgenus) (Halictid bee) at Acton, ACT - 8 Mar 2021 by Roger Pogona barbata (Bearded Dragon) at Acton, ACT - 5 Mar 2021 by TimL Perga sp. (genus) (Sawfly or Spitfire) at Acton, ACT - 5 Mar 2021 by TimL Asura lydia (Lydia Lichen Moth) at Acton, ACT - 3 Mar 2021 by WHall Hylaeus (Euprosopoides) rotundiceps (Hylaeine colletid bee) at Acton, ACT - 26 Feb 2021 by WHall Graphium macleayanum (Macleay's Swallowtail) at Acton, ACT - 26 Feb 2021 by WHall Stomorhina discolor (Snout fly) at Acton, ACT - 16 Feb 2021 by Roger Chauliognathus tricolor (Tricolor soldier beetle) at Acton, ACT - 3 Feb 2021 by WHall Bembix sp. (genus) (Unidentified Bembix sand wasp) at Acton, ACT - 3 Feb 2021 by HelenCross Backobourkia sp. (genus) (An orb weaver) at Acton, ACT - 3 Feb 2021 by WHall Balaana sp. (genus) (Bee Fly) at Acton, ACT - 3 Feb 2021 by WHall Netelia sp. (genus) (An Ichneumon wasp) at Acton, ACT - 27 Jan 2021 by Roger Tettigoniidae (family) (Unidentified katydid) at Acton, ACT - 10 Jan 2021 by Roger Araneus circulissparsus (species group) (Speckled Orb-weaver) at Acton, ACT - 10 Jan 2021 by Roger Chalcididae sp. (family) (Unidentified chalcid wasp) at Acton, ACT - 8 Jan 2021 by TimL Carphurini sp. (tribe) (Soft-winged flower beetle) at Acton, ACT - 7 Jan 2021 by TimL Megalyra sp. (genus) (Long-tailed wasp) at Acton, ACT - 27 Dec 2020 by TimL Phoracantha semipunctata (Common Eucalypt Longicorn) at Acton, ACT - 18 Dec 2020 by TimL Stephanopis sp. (genus) (Knobbly crab spider) at Acton, ACT - 18 Dec 2020 by TimL Paradoxosomatidae sp. (family) (Millipede) at Acton, ACT - 18 Dec 2020 by AlisonMilton Rutilia sp. (genus) (A Rutilia bristle fly, subgenus unknown) at Acton, ACT - 15 Dec 2020 by TimL Podacanthus typhon (Pink-winged Stick Insect) at Acton, ACT - 14 Dec 2020 by TimL Podacanthus typhon (Pink-winged Stick Insect) at Acton, ACT - 14 Dec 2020 by TimL Pogona barbata (Bearded Dragon) at Acton, ACT - 13 Dec 2020 by TimL Stratiomyidae (family) (Soldier fly) at Acton, ACT - 11 Dec 2020 by TimL Eleale simplex (Clerid beetle) at Acton, ACT - 8 Dec 2020 by Roger Entomophthora sp. (genus) (Puppeteer Fungus) at Acton, ACT - 8 Dec 2020 by TimL Zosteria rosevillensis (A robber fly) at Acton, ACT - 8 Dec 2020 by TimL Papilio anactus (Dainty Swallowtail) at Acton, ACT - 6 Dec 2020 by TimL Thereutria amaraca (Spine-legged Robber Fly) at Acton, ACT - 4 Dec 2020 by TimL
Dacelo novaeguineae (Laughing Kookaburra) at Acton, ACT - 7 Aug 2022 by TimL
Petroica rosea (Rose Robin) at Acton, ACT - 8 Jun 2022 by HelenCross
Armillaria luteobubalina (Australian Honey Fungus) at Acton, ACT - 29 May 2022 by TimL
Pogona vitticeps (Central Bearded Dragon) at Acton, ACT - 13 May 2022 by TimL
Oncopeltus (Oncopeltus) sordidus (Milk vine bug) at Acton, ACT - 13 May 2022 by TimL
Mutusca brevicornis (A broad-headed bug) at Acton, ACT - 13 May 2022 by TimL
Lipotriches (Austronomia) australica (Lipotriches (Austronomia) australica) at Acton, ACT - 9 May 2022 by Roger
Podagrionini sp. (tribe) (Unidentified mantis parasite wasp) at Acton, ACT - 9 May 2022 by Roger
Gymnorhina tibicen (Australian Magpie) at Acton, ACT - 7 May 2022 by MatthewFrawley
Homalictus (Homalictus) punctatus (A halictid bee) at Acton, ACT - 6 May 2022 by TimL
Passiflora cinnabarina (Red Passionflower) at Acton, ACT - 25 Mar 2022 by AJB
Altica sp. (genus) (Flea beetle) at Acton, ACT - 23 Feb 2022 by Roger
Acraea andromacha (Glasswing) at Acton, ACT - 21 Feb 2022 by DPRees125
Uraba lugens (Gumleaf Skeletonizer) at Acton, ACT - 3 Feb 2022 by AlisonMilton
Homalictus (Homalictus) sphecodoides (sweat bee) at Acton, ACT - 1 Feb 2022 by Roger
Anischys sp. (genus) (Unidentified Anischys bug) at Acton, ACT - 30 Jan 2022 by TimL
Homalictus (Homalictus) ctenander at Acton, ACT - 28 Jan 2022 by Roger
Mordella dumbrelli (Dumbrell's Pintail Beetle) at Acton, ACT - 24 Jan 2022 by PeterA
Ariamnes sp. (genus) (A whip spider) at Acton, ACT - 23 Jan 2022 by TimL
Stenocotis depressa (Leafhopper) at Acton, ACT - 23 Jan 2022 by TimL
Austrolestes leda (Wandering Ringtail) at Acton, ACT - 23 Jan 2022 by TimL
Zosteria rosevillensis (A robber fly) at Acton, ACT - 21 Jan 2022 by TimL
Diplacodes haematodes (Scarlet Percher) at Acton, ACT - 17 Jan 2022 by JohnBundock
Pogona vitticeps (Central Bearded Dragon) at Acton, ACT - 14 Jan 2022 by TimL
Pogona vitticeps (Central Bearded Dragon) at Acton, ACT - 14 Jan 2022 by TimL
Tamopsis sp. (genus) (Two-tailed spider) at Acton, ACT - 14 Jan 2022 by TimL
Pogona vitticeps (Central Bearded Dragon) at Acton, ACT - 12 Jan 2022 by MarkT
Heteropsilopus sp. (genus) (A long legged fly) at Acton, ACT - 12 Jan 2022 by MarkT
Zosteria rosevillensis (A robber fly) at Acton, ACT - 9 Jan 2022 by TimL
Austrorhytida capillacea (Common Southern Carnivorous Snail) at Acton, ACT - 7 Jan 2022 by TimL
Cystopelta sp. (genus) (Unidentified Cystopelta Slug) at Acton, ACT - 7 Jan 2022 by TimL
Illeis galbula (Fungus-eating Ladybird) at Acton, ACT - 6 Jan 2022 by Roger
Teloschistes sp. (A lichen) at Acton, ACT - 5 Jan 2022 by TimL
Thomisidae sp. (family) (Unidentified Crab spider or Flower spider) at Acton, ACT - 2 Jan 2022 by TimL
Torbia viridissima (Gum Leaf Katydid) at Acton, ACT - 31 Dec 2021 by TimL
Heteropsilopus sp. (genus) (A long legged fly) at Acton, ACT - 31 Dec 2021 by TimL
Cyclosa fuliginata (species-group) (An orb weaving spider) at Acton, ACT - 28 Dec 2021 by TimL
Megalyra sp. (genus) (Long-tailed wasp) at Acton, ACT - 13 Dec 2021 by Roger
Tettigoniidae (family) (Unidentified katydid) at Acton, ACT - 12 Dec 2021 by TimL
Rhinotia adelaidae (A belid weevil) at Acton, ACT - 6 Dec 2021 by Roger
Intellagama lesueurii howittii (Gippsland Water Dragon) at Acton, ACT - 5 Dec 2021 by TimL
Porrostoma rhipidium (Long-nosed Lycid (Net-winged) beetle) at Acton, ACT - 3 Dec 2021 by TimL
Exoneura sp. (genus) (A reed bee) at Acton, ACT - 2 Dec 2021 by PeterA
Lipotriches (Austronomia) australica (Lipotriches (Austronomia) australica) at Acton, ACT - 9 Nov 2021 by TimL
Lipotriches (Austronomia) flavoviridis (sweat bee) at Acton, ACT - 9 Nov 2021 by Roger
Graphium macleayanum (Macleay's Swallowtail) at Acton, ACT - 31 Oct 2021 by TimL
Tamopsis sp. (genus) (Two-tailed spider) at Acton, ACT - 24 Jun 2021 by TimL
Porcellio scaber (Common slater) at Acton, ACT - 24 Jun 2021 by TimL
Trombidiidae sp. (family) (Red velvet mite) at Acton, ACT - 6 Jun 2021 by TimL
Ambigolimax nyctelia (Striped Field Slug) at Acton, ACT - 4 May 2021 by TimL
Scutiphora pedicellata (Metallic Jewel Bug) at Acton, ACT - 18 Apr 2021 by TimL
Cryptolaemus montrouzieri (Mealybug ladybird) at Acton, ACT - 16 Apr 2021 by TimL
Gymnopilus junonius (Gymnopilus junonius) at Acton, ACT - 14 Apr 2021 by WHall
Servaea sp. (genus) (Unidentified Servaea jumping spider) at Acton, ACT - 14 Apr 2021 by WHall
Stephanopis sp. (genus) (Knobbly crab spider) at Acton, ACT - 14 Apr 2021 by WHall
Microtropesa sp. (genus) (Tachinid fly) at Acton, ACT - 14 Apr 2021 by Roger
Fulgoroidea sp. (superfamily) (Unidentified fulgoroid planthopper) at Acton, ACT - 6 Apr 2021 by TimL
Ledromorpha planirostris (A leafhopper) at Acton, ACT - 6 Apr 2021 by TimL
Rayieria sp. (genus) (Mirid plant bug) at Acton, ACT - 6 Apr 2021 by TimL
Ledromorpha planirostris (A leafhopper) at Acton, ACT - 2 Apr 2021 by TimL
Delias harpalyce (Imperial Jezebel) at Acton, ACT - 30 Mar 2021 by Roger
Hylaeus (Prosopisteron) littleri (Hylaeine colletid bee) at Acton, ACT - 24 Mar 2021 by Roger
Limax maximus (Leopard Slug, Great Grey Slug) at Acton, ACT - 21 Mar 2021 by TimL
Limax maximus (Leopard Slug, Great Grey Slug) at Acton, ACT - 21 Mar 2021 by TimL
Altica sp. (genus) (Flea beetle) at Acton, ACT - 19 Mar 2021 by Roger
Spilosoma canescens (Dark-spotted Tiger Moth) at Acton, ACT - 16 Mar 2021 by AlisonMilton
Amata (genus) (Handmaiden Moth) at Acton, ACT - 16 Mar 2021 by AlisonMilton
Idaea philocosma (Flecked Wave) at Acton, ACT - 14 Mar 2021 by Roger
Pseudoscorpiones sp. (order) (False Scorpion, Pseudoscorpion) at Acton, ACT - 12 Mar 2021 by TimL
Lipotriches (Austronomia) australica (Lipotriches (Austronomia) australica) at Acton, ACT - 8 Mar 2021 by Roger
Lasioglossum (Parasphecodes) sp. (genus & subgenus) (Halictid bee) at Acton, ACT - 8 Mar 2021 by Roger
Pogona barbata (Bearded Dragon) at Acton, ACT - 5 Mar 2021 by TimL
Perga sp. (genus) (Sawfly or Spitfire) at Acton, ACT - 5 Mar 2021 by TimL
Asura lydia (Lydia Lichen Moth) at Acton, ACT - 3 Mar 2021 by WHall
Hylaeus (Euprosopoides) rotundiceps (Hylaeine colletid bee) at Acton, ACT - 26 Feb 2021 by WHall
Graphium macleayanum (Macleay's Swallowtail) at Acton, ACT - 26 Feb 2021 by WHall
Stomorhina discolor (Snout fly) at Acton, ACT - 16 Feb 2021 by Roger
Chauliognathus tricolor (Tricolor soldier beetle) at Acton, ACT - 3 Feb 2021 by WHall
Bembix sp. (genus) (Unidentified Bembix sand wasp) at Acton, ACT - 3 Feb 2021 by HelenCross
Backobourkia sp. (genus) (An orb weaver) at Acton, ACT - 3 Feb 2021 by WHall
Balaana sp. (genus) (Bee Fly) at Acton, ACT - 3 Feb 2021 by WHall
Netelia sp. (genus) (An Ichneumon wasp) at Acton, ACT - 27 Jan 2021 by Roger
Tettigoniidae (family) (Unidentified katydid) at Acton, ACT - 10 Jan 2021 by Roger
Araneus circulissparsus (species group) (Speckled Orb-weaver) at Acton, ACT - 10 Jan 2021 by Roger
Chalcididae sp. (family) (Unidentified chalcid wasp) at Acton, ACT - 8 Jan 2021 by TimL
Carphurini sp. (tribe) (Soft-winged flower beetle) at Acton, ACT - 7 Jan 2021 by TimL
Megalyra sp. (genus) (Long-tailed wasp) at Acton, ACT - 27 Dec 2020 by TimL
Phoracantha semipunctata (Common Eucalypt Longicorn) at Acton, ACT - 18 Dec 2020 by TimL
Stephanopis sp. (genus) (Knobbly crab spider) at Acton, ACT - 18 Dec 2020 by TimL
Paradoxosomatidae sp. (family) (Millipede) at Acton, ACT - 18 Dec 2020 by AlisonMilton
Rutilia sp. (genus) (A Rutilia bristle fly, subgenus unknown) at Acton, ACT - 15 Dec 2020 by TimL
Podacanthus typhon (Pink-winged Stick Insect) at Acton, ACT - 14 Dec 2020 by TimL
Podacanthus typhon (Pink-winged Stick Insect) at Acton, ACT - 14 Dec 2020 by TimL
Pogona barbata (Bearded Dragon) at Acton, ACT - 13 Dec 2020 by TimL
Stratiomyidae (family) (Soldier fly) at Acton, ACT - 11 Dec 2020 by TimL
Eleale simplex (Clerid beetle) at Acton, ACT - 8 Dec 2020 by Roger
Entomophthora sp. (genus) (Puppeteer Fungus) at Acton, ACT - 8 Dec 2020 by TimL
Zosteria rosevillensis (A robber fly) at Acton, ACT - 8 Dec 2020 by TimL
Papilio anactus (Dainty Swallowtail) at Acton, ACT - 6 Dec 2020 by TimL
Thereutria amaraca (Spine-legged Robber Fly) at Acton, ACT - 4 Dec 2020 by TimL

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Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 2 Abundance
  • 14 Apr 2021 02:47 PM Recorded on
  • WHall Recorded by

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  • 12mm to 25mm Animal size
  • Mixed Gender
  • Breeding behaviour Breeding behaviour

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