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A Day-Flying Moth at Acton, ACT

Agaristinae (subfamily) at Acton, ACT - 11 Jan 2022
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Agaristinae (subfamily) 11 Jan 2022 donhe
Agaristinae (subfamily) 11 Jan 2022 JohnBundock

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donhe wrote:
   11 Jan 2022
Appears to be different from all those in http://lepidoptera.butterflyhouse.com.au/agar/agar-cats.html
Can you rear it to get an adult moth?
   11 Jan 2022
Sorry, I left it at the Botanic Gardens.
donhe wrote:
   11 Jan 2022
Any idea what it was eating?
   11 Jan 2022
It was on a metal rail.

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Diemenia rubromarginata (Pink-margined bug) at Acton, ACT - 21 Aug 2022 by TimL
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Illeis galbula (Fungus-eating Ladybird) at Acton, ACT - 12 Aug 2022 by TimL
Leptocoris mitellatus (Leptocoris bug) at Acton, ACT - 6 Aug 2022 by TimL
Sericornis frontalis (White-browed Scrubwren) at Acton, ACT - 30 Jul 2022 by Steve_Bok
Amblypelta nitida (Fruit-spotting bug) at Acton, ACT - 1 Jul 2022 by TimL
Cleobora mellyi (Southern Ladybird) at Acton, ACT - 24 Jun 2022 by TimL
Asparagus asparagoides (Bridal Creeper, Florist's Smilax) at Acton, ACT - 23 Jun 2022 by Tapirlord
Amanita muscaria (Fly Agaric) at Acton, ACT - 18 Jun 2022 by TimL
Amanita muscaria (Fly Agaric) at Acton, ACT - 11 Jun 2022 by TimL
Amblypelta nitida (Fruit-spotting bug) at Acton, ACT - 10 Jun 2022 by TimL
Amblypelta nitida (Fruit-spotting bug) at Acton, ACT - 10 Jun 2022 by Roger
Amanita muscaria (Fly Agaric) at Acton, ACT - 3 Jun 2022 by TimL
Leptocoris mitellatus (Leptocoris bug) at Acton, ACT - 3 Jun 2022 by TimL
Cetratus rubropunctatus (Long green crab spider) at Acton, ACT - 1 Jun 2022 by Roger
Australomisidia sp. (genus) (Flower spider) at Acton, ACT - 1 Jun 2022 by Roger
Lenkunya virgata (Brown-streaked planarian) at Acton, ACT - 27 May 2022 by TimL
Stiromesostenus sp. (genus) (An ichneumon wasp) at Acton, ACT - 20 May 2022 by TimL
Austrosalomona species 9 (A katydid) at Acton, ACT - 19 May 2022 by RogerF
Cetratus rubropunctatus (Long green crab spider) at Acton, ACT - 13 May 2022 by TimL
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Hirudinea sp. (Class) (Unidentified Leech) at Acton, ACT - 13 May 2022 by TimL
Hirudinea sp. (Class) (Unidentified Leech) at Acton, ACT - 12 May 2022 by TimL
Siphanta acuta (Green planthopper, Torpedo bug) at Acton, ACT - 6 May 2022 by TimL
Descolea sp. at Acton, ACT - 6 May 2022 by TimL
zz agaric (stem; gills white/cream) at Acton, ACT - 6 May 2022 by TimL
Melangyna sp. (genus) (Hover Fly) at Acton, ACT - 29 Apr 2022 by JohnBundock
Polistes (Polistella) humilis (Common Paper Wasp) at Acton, ACT - 29 Apr 2022 by JohnBundock
Amanita muscaria (Fly Agaric) at Acton, ACT - 29 Apr 2022 by TimL
Hirudinea sp. (Class) (Unidentified Leech) at Acton, ACT - 28 Apr 2022 by TimL
Amanita muscaria (Fly Agaric) at Acton, ACT - 28 Apr 2022 by TimL
Collembola sp. (class) (Springtail) at Acton, ACT - 28 Apr 2022 by TimL
Cystopelta astra (Snowy Mountains Humpback Slug) at Acton, ACT - 28 Apr 2022 by TimL
Anisorhynchodemus guttatus (Speckled flatworm) at Acton, ACT - 28 Apr 2022 by TimL
Mysticarion porrectus (Golden Semi-slug) at Acton, ACT - 28 Apr 2022 by TimL
Calyptorhynchus funereus (Yellow-tailed Black-Cockatoo) at Acton, ACT - 14 Apr 2022 by HelenCross
Lipotriches sp. (genus) (Halictid bee) at Acton, ACT - 11 Apr 2022 by Roger
Helpis sp. (genus) (Unidentified Bronze Jumping Spider) at Acton, ACT - 29 Mar 2022 by Christine
Phaulacridium vittatum (Wingless Grasshopper) at Acton, ACT - 26 Mar 2022 by YellowButton
Amegilla sp. (genus) (Blue Banded Bee) at Acton, ACT - 14 Mar 2022 by Roger
Trombidiidae sp. (family) (Red velvet mite) at Acton, ACT - 13 Mar 2022 by TimL
Limnodynastes peronii (Brown-striped Frog) at Acton, ACT - 3 Mar 2022 by HelenCross
Pseudonaja textilis (Eastern Brown Snake) at Acton, ACT - 3 Mar 2022 by HelenCross
Mysticarion porrectus (Golden Semi-slug) at Acton, ACT - 1 Mar 2022 by HelenCross
Trichiocercus sparshalli (Sparshall's Moth) at Acton, ACT - 1 Mar 2022 by JohnBundock
Pogonortalis doclea (Boatman fly) at Acton, ACT - 24 Feb 2022 by rawshorty
Hirudinea sp. (Class) (Unidentified Leech) at Acton, ACT - 24 Feb 2022 by rawshorty
Scolypopa australis (Passionvine hopper, Fluffy bum) at Acton, ACT - 24 Feb 2022 by rawshorty
Arkys curtulus (Bird-dropping Arkys) at Acton, ACT - 24 Feb 2022 by rawshorty
Deinopis sp. (genus) (Net casting spider) at Acton, ACT - 23 Feb 2022 by WHall
Elhamma australasiae (Elhamma) at Acton, ACT - 23 Feb 2022 by WHall
Temnosternus planiusculus (Longhorn beetle) at Acton, ACT - 23 Feb 2022 by Roger
Alisterus scapularis (Australian King-Parrot) at Acton, ACT - 18 Feb 2022 by Steve_Bok
Sericornis frontalis (White-browed Scrubwren) at Acton, ACT - 17 Feb 2022 by Steve_Bok
Eopsaltria australis (Eastern Yellow Robin) at Acton, ACT - 17 Feb 2022 by Steve_Bok
Sparassidae sp. (family) (A Huntsman Spider) at Acton, ACT - 3 Feb 2022 by AlisonMilton
Austrorhytida capillacea (Common Southern Carnivorous Snail) at Acton, ACT - 28 Jan 2022 by TimL
Mysticarion porrectus (Golden Semi-slug) at Acton, ACT - 28 Jan 2022 by TimL
Netrocoryne repanda (Bronze Flat) at Acton, ACT - 24 Jan 2022 by Christine
Ancita sp. (genus) (Longicorn or longhorn beetle) at Acton, ACT - 23 Jan 2022 by Christine
Intellagama lesueurii howittii (Gippsland Water Dragon) at Acton, ACT - 22 Jan 2022 by Steve_Bok
Saproscincus mustelinus (Weasel Skink) at Acton, ACT - 22 Jan 2022 by Steve_Bok
Sericornis frontalis (White-browed Scrubwren) at Acton, ACT - 22 Jan 2022 by Steve_Bok
Scolypopa australis (Passionvine hopper, Fluffy bum) at Acton, ACT - 18 Jan 2022 by TimL
Paracolletes crassipes at Acton, ACT - 16 Jan 2022 by Roger
Halone sejuncta (Variable Halone) at Acton, ACT - 11 Jan 2022 by JohnBundock
Perga dorsalis (Steel-blue sawfly, spitfire) at Acton, ACT - 9 Jan 2022 by TimL
Paradoxosomatidae sp. (family) (Millipede) at Acton, ACT - 7 Jan 2022 by TimL
Mesostigmata sp. (order) (A Mite) at Acton, ACT - 7 Jan 2022 by TimL
Hypogastrura sp. (genus) (A Springtail) at Acton, ACT - 7 Jan 2022 by TimL
Cystopelta astra (Snowy Mountains Humpback Slug) at Acton, ACT - 7 Jan 2022 by TimL
Cystopelta astra (Snowy Mountains Humpback Slug) at Acton, ACT - 7 Jan 2022 by TimL
Papilio aegeus (Orchard Swallowtail, Large Citrus Butterfly) at Acton, ACT - 7 Jan 2022 by TimL
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Scolypopa australis (Passionvine hopper, Fluffy bum) at Acton, ACT - 7 Jan 2022 by TimL
Galanga labeculata (Double-spotted cicada) at Acton, ACT - 6 Jan 2022 by Roger
Intellagama lesueurii howittii (Gippsland Water Dragon) at Acton, ACT - 26 Dec 2021 by Cricket
Lasioglossum (Chilalictus) sp. (genus & subgenus) (Halictid bee) at Acton, ACT - 18 Dec 2021 by AJB
Helpis minitabunda (Threatening jumping spider) at Acton, ACT - 16 Dec 2021 by WHall
Austroargiolestes icteromelas (Common Flatwing) at Acton, ACT - 13 Dec 2021 by RodDeb
Caedicia simplex (Common Garden Katydid) at Acton, ACT - 3 Dec 2021 by TimL
Xylocopa (Lestis) aeratus (Metallic Green Carpenter Bee) at Acton, ACT - 3 Dec 2021 by TimL
Gynoplistia (Gynoplistia) bella (A crane fly) at Acton, ACT - 28 Nov 2021 by TimL
Pogonella minutus (Tiny two-spined treehopper) at Acton, ACT - 27 Nov 2021 by TimL
Cicadellidae sp. (family) (Unidentified leafhopper) at Acton, ACT - 26 Nov 2021 by TimL
Dipsiathus obscurifrons (Achilid planthopper) at Acton, ACT - 23 Nov 2021 by DPRees125
Anisorhynchodemus guttatus (Speckled flatworm) at Acton, ACT - 21 Nov 2021 by TimL
Xylocopa (Lestis) aeratus (Metallic Green Carpenter Bee) at Acton, ACT - 10 Nov 2021 by Roger
Xylocopa (Lestis) aeratus (Metallic Green Carpenter Bee) at Acton, ACT - 8 Nov 2021 by TimL
Lasioglossum (Callalictus) callomelittinum (Halictid bee) at Acton, ACT - 8 Nov 2021 by Roger
Ectenopsis sp. (March fly) at Acton, ACT - 8 Nov 2021 by Roger
Cystopelta sp. (genus) (Unidentified Cystopelta Slug) at Acton, ACT - 5 Nov 2021 by TimL
Cystopelta sp. (genus) (Unidentified Cystopelta Slug) at Acton, ACT - 5 Nov 2021 by TimL
Graphium macleayanum (Macleay's Swallowtail) at Acton, ACT - 1 Nov 2021 by JohnBundock
Servaea villosa (Shaggy-velvet Servaea) at Acton, ACT - 31 Oct 2021 by Angus44
Petroica rosea (Rose Robin) at Acton, ACT - 24 Jul 2021 by patrickcox

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Species information

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  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 Abundance
  • 11 Jan 2022 11:40 AM Recorded on
  • JohnBundock Recorded by

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  • 25mm to 50mm Animal size

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