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Melanodes anthracitaria

Black Geometrid at Molonglo Valley, ACT

Melanodes anthracitaria at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 2 Jan 2022
Melanodes anthracitaria at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 2 Jan 2022
Melanodes anthracitaria at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 2 Jan 2022
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Identification history

Melanodes anthracitaria 3 Jan 2022 ibaird
Melanodes anthracitaria 3 Jan 2022 donhe
Geometridae (family) IMMATURES 3 Jan 2022 MichaelMulvaney
Unidentified 2 Jan 2022 trevorpreston

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Caterpillar about 40mm on gum tree trunk.

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donhe wrote:
   3 Jan 2022
That pattern on the head is special. Please: can you can rear it to an adult to verify the species ?

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Nearby sightings

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Bidens subalternans (Greater Beggars Ticks) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 24 Mar 2022 by Rosie Dicranosterna immaculata (Acacia leaf beetle) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 22 Mar 2022 by AlisonMilton Myrmecia sp., pilosula-group (Jack jumper) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 8 Mar 2022 by AlisonMilton Helea ovata (Pie-dish beetle) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 8 Mar 2022 by AlisonMilton Eurymela fenestrata (Gum tree leafhopper) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 8 Mar 2022 by AlisonMilton Poa labillardierei (Common Tussock Grass, River Tussock Grass) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 2 Jan 2022 by tpreston Servaea sp. (Unidentified Servaea jumping spider) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 2 Jan 2022 by tpreston Servaea sp. (Unidentified Servaea jumping spider) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 2 Jan 2022 by tpreston Podomyrma sp. (genus) (Muscleman Tree Ant) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 2 Jan 2022 by tpreston Spergularia rubra (Sandspurrey) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 2 Jan 2022 by tpreston Eleusine tristachya (Goose Grass, Crab Grass, American Crows-Foot Grass) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 2 Jan 2022 by tpreston Alternanthera sp. A Flora of NSW (M. Gray 5187) J. Palmer at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 1 Jan 2022 by tpreston Juncus sp. (A rush) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 16 Nov 2021 by tpreston Tasmanicosa sp. (genus) (Unidentified Tasmanicosa wolf spider) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 27 Sep 2021 by tpreston
Bidens subalternans (Greater Beggars Ticks) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 24 Mar 2022 by Rosie
Dicranosterna immaculata (Acacia leaf beetle) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 22 Mar 2022 by AlisonMilton
Myrmecia sp., pilosula-group (Jack jumper) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 8 Mar 2022 by AlisonMilton
Helea ovata (Pie-dish beetle) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 8 Mar 2022 by AlisonMilton
Eurymela fenestrata (Gum tree leafhopper) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 8 Mar 2022 by AlisonMilton
Poa labillardierei (Common Tussock Grass, River Tussock Grass) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 2 Jan 2022 by tpreston
Servaea sp. (Unidentified Servaea jumping spider) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 2 Jan 2022 by tpreston
Servaea sp. (Unidentified Servaea jumping spider) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 2 Jan 2022 by tpreston
Podomyrma sp. (genus) (Muscleman Tree Ant) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 2 Jan 2022 by tpreston
Spergularia rubra (Sandspurrey) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 2 Jan 2022 by tpreston
Eleusine tristachya (Goose Grass, Crab Grass, American Crows-Foot Grass) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 2 Jan 2022 by tpreston
Alternanthera sp. A Flora of NSW (M. Gray 5187) J. Palmer at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 1 Jan 2022 by tpreston
Juncus sp. (A rush) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 16 Nov 2021 by tpreston
Tasmanicosa sp. (genus) (Unidentified Tasmanicosa wolf spider) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 27 Sep 2021 by tpreston

Location information

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 Abundance
  • 2 Jan 2022 11:45 AM Recorded on
  • trevorpreston Recorded by

Additional information

  • Gum tree Associated plant
  • 25mm to 50mm Animal size

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