Philobota stella

A concealer moth at Holt, ACT

Philobota stella at Holt, ACT - 11 Sep 2021
Philobota stella at Holt, ACT - 11 Sep 2021
Philobota stella at Holt, ACT - 11 Sep 2021
Philobota stella at Holt, ACT - 11 Sep 2021
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Identification history

Philobota stella 12 Sep 2021 donhe
Philobota stella 12 Sep 2021 ibaird
Unidentified 12 Sep 2021 CathB

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Caught by a spider and being blown furiously by the wind, but I think I can see curved palpi among the chaos of legs and antennae

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Austracantha minax (Christmas Spider, Jewel Spider) at Cook, ACT - 6 Jan 2022 by drakes
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Phoroncidia sextuberculata (Six-knobbed Phoroncidia) at Cook, ACT - 9 Dec 2021 by CathB
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Cyperus eragrostis (Umbrella Sedge) at Cook, ACT - 5 Dec 2021 by drakes
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Galium aparine (Goosegrass, Cleavers) at Cook, ACT - 5 Dec 2021 by drakes
Hypochaeris radicata (Cat's Ear, Flatweed) at Cook, ACT - 5 Dec 2021 by drakes
Thysanotus tuberosus subsp. tuberosus (Common Fringe-lily) at Cook, ACT - 5 Dec 2021 by drakes
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Pimelea curviflora (Curved Rice-flower) at Cook, ACT - 5 Dec 2021 by drakes
Epidesmia hypenaria (Long-nosed Epidesmia) at Cook, ACT - 22 Nov 2021 by drakes
Pimelea linifolia subsp. linifolia (Queen of the Bush, Slender Rice-flower) at Cook, ACT - 22 Nov 2021 by drakes
Stylidium graminifolium (Grass Triggerplant) at Cook, ACT - 22 Nov 2021 by drakes
Merimnetes oblongus (Radiata pine shoot weevil) at Cook, ACT - 21 Nov 2021 by CathB
Exoneura sp. (genus) (A reed bee) at Cook, ACT - 17 Nov 2021 by CathB
Simaethula sp. (genus) (A jumping spider) at Cook, ACT - 31 Oct 2021 by CathB
Thysanotus patersonii (Twining Fringe Lily) at Cook, ACT - 28 Oct 2021 by drakes
Trichophthalma laetilinea (Tangled Vein Fly) at Cook, ACT - 21 Oct 2021 by CathB
Hibbertia obtusifolia (Grey Guinea-flower) at Cook, ACT - 14 Oct 2021 by drakes
Lomandra longifolia (Spiny-headed Mat-rush, Honey Reed) at Cook, ACT - 14 Oct 2021 by drakes
Schoenus apogon (Common Bog Sedge) at Cook, ACT - 14 Oct 2021 by drakes
Dillwynia sericea (Egg And Bacon Peas) at Cook, ACT - 14 Oct 2021 by drakes
Pultenaea procumbens (Bush Pea) at Holt, ACT - 10 Oct 2021 by drakes
Stephanopis sp. (genus) (Knobbly crab spider) at Holt, ACT - 10 Oct 2021 by CathB
Ocrisiona leucocomis (White-flecked Crevice-dweller) at Holt, ACT - 7 Oct 2021 by CathB
Creophilus erythrocephalus (Devil's coach horse, Rove beetle) at Cook, ACT - 3 Oct 2021 by Harrisi
Epicyme rubropunctaria (Red-spotted Delicate) at Cook, ACT - 1 Oct 2021 by drakes
Daviesia ulicifolia subsp. ruscifolia (Broad-leaved Gorse Bitter Pea) at Holt, ACT - 28 Sep 2021 by CathB
Nitidulidae sp. (family) (Sap beetle) at Holt, ACT - 28 Sep 2021 by CathB
Tamopsis sp. (genus) (Two-tailed spider) at Holt, ACT - 23 Sep 2021 by CathB

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  • 1 - 3 Abundance
  • 11 Sep 2021 02:49 PM Recorded on
  • CathB Recorded by

Additional information

  • 12mm to 25mm Animal size

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