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Plesanemma fucata

Lemon Gum Moth at Latham, ACT

Plesanemma fucata at Latham, ACT - 10 Apr 2021
Plesanemma fucata at Latham, ACT - 10 Apr 2021
Plesanemma fucata at Latham, ACT - 10 Apr 2021
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Identification history

Plesanemma fucata 5 May 2021 donhe
Plesanemma fucata 5 May 2021 ibaird
Unidentified 5 May 2021 Caric

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Was on a bitumen footpath waiting to be stepped on (very healthy but not the least afraid or intending to move). We moved it to a nearby gum tree with bright orange bark the same colour as the moth.

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Stratiomyidae (family) (Soldier fly) at Latham, ACT - 14 Apr 2022 by trevorpreston Eucalyptus stellulata (Black Sally) at Latham, ACT - 24 Nov 2021 by Tapirlord Arsipoda chrysis (Flea beetle) at Latham, ACT - 30 Sep 2021 by tpreston Phellinus sp. (resupinate) at Latham, ACT - 4 May 2021 by tpreston Daviesia mimosoides (Bitter Pea) at Latham, ACT - 23 Oct 2020 by tpreston Braconidae sp. (family) (Unidentified braconid wasp) at Latham, ACT - 24 Sep 2020 by Roger Riccia subbifurca (Liverwort) at Latham, ACT - 12 Aug 2020 by tpreston Spilonota-group (A Tortricid moth) at Latham, ACT - 11 Aug 2020 by Roger zz Polypore (shelf/hoof-like) at Latham, ACT - 2 Aug 2020 by Caric Euophryinae sp.(Undescribed) (subfamily) (A jumping spider) at Latham, ACT - 22 Jul 2020 by Roger Cracticus torquatus (Grey Butcherbird) at Latham, ACT - 18 Jul 2020 by MattM zz agaric (stem; gills not white/cream) at Latham, ACT - 27 Jun 2020 by Caric zz Polypore (shelf/hoof-like) at Latham, ACT - 27 Jun 2020 by Caric zz flat polypore - white(ish) at Latham, ACT - 27 Jun 2020 by Caric Katipo rubrivenosa (A leafhopper) at Latham, ACT - 17 Apr 2020 by Roger Rosopaella cuprea (A leafhopper) at Latham, ACT - 16 Apr 2020 by Roger Comptosia sp. (genus) (Unidentified Comptosia bee fly) at Latham, ACT - 31 Mar 2020 by Roger Megachile (Eutricharaea) sp. (subgenus) (Leaf-cutter Bee) at Latham, ACT - 15 Feb 2019 by Alison Milton Dichostereum rhodosporum at Latham, ACT - 1 Jul 2018 by Heino1 Eichleriella sp. at Latham, ACT - 30 Jun 2018 by Heino1 Pachycephala rufiventris (Rufous Whistler) at Latham, ACT - 12 Feb 2018 by Alison Milton Neochmia temporalis (Red-browed Finch) at Latham, ACT - 12 Feb 2018 by Alison Milton Malurus cyaneus (Superb Fairywren) at Latham, ACT - 12 Feb 2018 by Alison Milton Lythrum salicaria (Purple Loosestrife) at Latham, ACT - 19 Jan 2018 by LWenger Laxta sp. (genus) (Bark cockroach) at Latham, ACT - 28 Oct 2017 by Christine Petroica boodang (Scarlet Robin) at Latham, ACT - 8 Jul 2016 by DaveW Callibracon capitator (White Flank Black Braconid Wasp) at Latham, ACT - 1 Dec 2011 by Christine Junonia villida (Meadow Argus) at Latham, ACT - 16 Feb 2010 by Christine
Stratiomyidae (family) (Soldier fly) at Latham, ACT - 14 Apr 2022 by trevorpreston
Eucalyptus stellulata (Black Sally) at Latham, ACT - 24 Nov 2021 by Tapirlord
Arsipoda chrysis (Flea beetle) at Latham, ACT - 30 Sep 2021 by tpreston
Phellinus sp. (resupinate) at Latham, ACT - 4 May 2021 by tpreston
Daviesia mimosoides (Bitter Pea) at Latham, ACT - 23 Oct 2020 by tpreston
Braconidae sp. (family) (Unidentified braconid wasp) at Latham, ACT - 24 Sep 2020 by Roger
Riccia subbifurca (Liverwort) at Latham, ACT - 12 Aug 2020 by tpreston
Spilonota-group (A Tortricid moth) at Latham, ACT - 11 Aug 2020 by Roger
zz Polypore (shelf/hoof-like) at Latham, ACT - 2 Aug 2020 by Caric
Euophryinae sp.(Undescribed) (subfamily) (A jumping spider) at Latham, ACT - 22 Jul 2020 by Roger
Cracticus torquatus (Grey Butcherbird) at Latham, ACT - 18 Jul 2020 by MattM
zz agaric (stem; gills not white/cream) at Latham, ACT - 27 Jun 2020 by Caric
zz Polypore (shelf/hoof-like) at Latham, ACT - 27 Jun 2020 by Caric
zz flat polypore - white(ish) at Latham, ACT - 27 Jun 2020 by Caric
Katipo rubrivenosa (A leafhopper) at Latham, ACT - 17 Apr 2020 by Roger
Rosopaella cuprea (A leafhopper) at Latham, ACT - 16 Apr 2020 by Roger
Comptosia sp. (genus) (Unidentified Comptosia bee fly) at Latham, ACT - 31 Mar 2020 by Roger
Megachile (Eutricharaea) sp. (subgenus) (Leaf-cutter Bee) at Latham, ACT - 15 Feb 2019 by Alison Milton
Dichostereum rhodosporum at Latham, ACT - 1 Jul 2018 by Heino1
Eichleriella sp. at Latham, ACT - 30 Jun 2018 by Heino1
Pachycephala rufiventris (Rufous Whistler) at Latham, ACT - 12 Feb 2018 by Alison Milton
Neochmia temporalis (Red-browed Finch) at Latham, ACT - 12 Feb 2018 by Alison Milton
Malurus cyaneus (Superb Fairywren) at Latham, ACT - 12 Feb 2018 by Alison Milton
Lythrum salicaria (Purple Loosestrife) at Latham, ACT - 19 Jan 2018 by LWenger
Laxta sp. (genus) (Bark cockroach) at Latham, ACT - 28 Oct 2017 by Christine
Petroica boodang (Scarlet Robin) at Latham, ACT - 8 Jul 2016 by DaveW
Callibracon capitator (White Flank Black Braconid Wasp) at Latham, ACT - 1 Dec 2011 by Christine
Junonia villida (Meadow Argus) at Latham, ACT - 16 Feb 2010 by Christine

Location information

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 Abundance
  • 10 Apr 2021 04:07 PM Recorded on
  • Caric Recorded by

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  • 12mm to 25mm Animal size

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