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Anestia (genus)

A tiger moth at Stromlo, ACT

Anestia (genus) at Stromlo, ACT - 14 Jan 2022
Anestia (genus) at Stromlo, ACT - 14 Jan 2022
Anestia (genus) at Stromlo, ACT - 14 Jan 2022
Anestia (genus) at Stromlo, ACT - 14 Jan 2022
Anestia (genus) at Stromlo, ACT - 14 Jan 2022
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Identification history

Anestia (genus) 16 Jan 2022 donhe
Anestia (genus) 15 Jan 2022 ibaird
Orgyia anartoides 15 Jan 2022 michaelb
Unidentified 14 Jan 2022 trevorpreston

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Insect 4-5mm with eggs on gum tree leaf.

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ibaird wrote:
   15 Jan 2022
I believe the female Orgyoa anartoides is a uniform light brown colour. See here:
http://lepidoptera.butterflyhouse.com.au/lyma/anartoides.html
   15 Jan 2022
This doesn't look like a moth to me.
ibaird wrote:
   15 Jan 2022
A few moth species have wingless, flightless females. See link to Lepidoptera Butterfly House here:- http://lepidoptera.butterflyhouse.com.au/arct/semiochrea.html
   15 Jan 2022
I had no idea at all!
donhe wrote:
   16 Jan 2022
or better
http://lepidoptera.butterflyhouse.com.au/faqs/flightless.html

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Petroica boodang (Scarlet Robin) at Stromlo, ACT - 24 Jun 2022 by Harrisi
Scleroderma sp. (Scleroderma) at Stromlo, ACT - 16 Jun 2022 by trevorpreston
Chiloscyphus sp. at Stromlo, ACT - 16 Jun 2022 by trevorpreston
Laccaria sp. (Laccaria) at Stromlo, ACT - 16 Jun 2022 by trevorpreston
Pachycephala pectoralis (Golden Whistler) at Stromlo, ACT - 10 Jun 2022 by Christine
Cortinarius australiensis (Cortinarius australiensis) at Stromlo, ACT - 29 May 2022 by Christine
Ramaria sp. (A Coral fungus) at Stromlo, ACT - 21 May 2022 by trevorpreston
Geophilomorpha sp. (order) (Earth or soil centipede) at Stromlo, ACT - 21 May 2022 by trevorpreston
Acari (informal subclass) (Unidentified mite) at Stromlo, ACT - 21 May 2022 by trevorpreston
Aulacocyclus edentulus (Passalid beetle) at Stromlo, ACT - 21 May 2022 by trevorpreston
Ramaria sp. (A Coral fungus) at Stromlo, ACT - 19 May 2022 by Christine
Mucorales (Pin moulds) at Stromlo, ACT - 14 May 2022 by AJB
Monotoca scoparia (Broom Heath) at Stromlo, ACT - 26 Mar 2022 by MatthewFrawley
Spectrotrota fimbrialis (A Pyralid moth) at Stromlo, ACT - 18 Feb 2022 by tpreston
Paropsis obsoleta (Leaf beetle) at Stromlo, ACT - 18 Feb 2022 by tpreston
Colluricincla harmonica (Grey Shrikethrush) at Stromlo, ACT - 17 Jan 2022 by Kenp12
Austracantha minax (Christmas Spider, Jewel Spider) at Stromlo, ACT - 14 Jan 2022 by tpreston
Eurymeloides bicincta (Gumtree hopper) at Stromlo, ACT - 14 Jan 2022 by tpreston
Backobourkia sp. (genus) (An orb weaver) at Stromlo, ACT - 14 Jan 2022 by tpreston
Pentatomoidea (superfamily) (Unidentified Shield or Stink bug) at Stromlo, ACT - 14 Jan 2022 by tpreston
Eristalinus punctulatus (Golden Native Drone Fly) at Stromlo, ACT - 14 Jan 2022 by tpreston
Perga sp. (genus) (Sawfly or Spitfire) at Stromlo, ACT - 14 Jan 2022 by tpreston
Erina hyacinthina (Varied Dusky-blue) at Stromlo, ACT - 14 Jan 2022 by tpreston
Lomandra longifolia (Spiny-headed Mat-rush, Honey Reed) at Stromlo, ACT - 14 Jan 2022 by tpreston
Amata (genus) (Handmaiden Moth) at Stromlo, ACT - 13 Jan 2022 by tpreston
Acrididae sp. (family) (Unidentified Grasshopper) at Stromlo, ACT - 13 Jan 2022 by tpreston
Ctenotus taeniolatus (Copper-tailed Skink) at Stromlo, ACT - 13 Jan 2022 by tpreston
Neosparassus diana at Stromlo, ACT - 13 Jan 2022 by tpreston
Olbonoma triptycha (Chezela Group) at Stromlo, ACT - 13 Jan 2022 by tpreston
Acacia rubida (Red-leaved Wattle) at Stromlo, ACT - 13 Jan 2022 by tpreston
Rhinotia suturalis (Belid weevil) at Stromlo, ACT - 13 Jan 2022 by tpreston
Cyclosa fuliginata (species-group) (An orb weaving spider) at Stromlo, ACT - 13 Jan 2022 by tpreston
Calomela pallida (Leaf beetle) at Stromlo, ACT - 13 Jan 2022 by tpreston
Camponotus consobrinus (Banded sugar ant) at Stromlo, ACT - 13 Jan 2022 by tpreston
Argoctenus sp. (genus) (Wandering ghost spider) at Stromlo, ACT - 13 Jan 2022 by tpreston
Atrapsalta furcilla (Southern Mountain Squeaker) at Stromlo, ACT - 13 Jan 2022 by tpreston
Backobourkia sp. (genus) (An orb weaver) at Stromlo, ACT - 13 Jan 2022 by tpreston
Isopeda sp. (genus) (Huntsman Spider) at Stromlo, ACT - 13 Jan 2022 by trevorpreston
Mantispidae (family) (Unidentified mantisfly) at Stromlo, ACT - 13 Jan 2022 by tpreston
Cerdistus sp. (genus) (Robber fly) at Stromlo, ACT - 13 Jan 2022 by tpreston
Cassytha sp. (Dodder) at Stromlo, ACT - 13 Jan 2022 by tpreston
Aedes sp. (genus) (Mosquito) at Stromlo, ACT - 13 Jan 2022 by tpreston
Arcyria sp. (A slime mould) at Stromlo, ACT - 13 Jan 2022 by tpreston
Stemonitales at Stromlo, ACT - 13 Jan 2022 by tpreston
Pedois (genus) at Stromlo, ACT - 13 Jan 2022 by trevorpreston
Arcyria sp. (A slime mould) at Stromlo, ACT - 13 Jan 2022 by tpreston
Chrysopogon muelleri (Robber fly) at Stromlo, ACT - 13 Jan 2022 by tpreston
Acacia dealbata (Silver Wattle) at Stromlo, ACT - 13 Jan 2022 by tpreston
Setaria sp. (Pigeon Grass) at Stromlo, ACT - 13 Jan 2022 by tpreston
Phaulacridium vittatum (Wingless Grasshopper) at Stromlo, ACT - 13 Jan 2022 by tpreston
Macrotona australis (Common Macrotona Grasshopper) at Stromlo, ACT - 13 Jan 2022 by tpreston
Avena sp. (Wild Oats) at Stromlo, ACT - 13 Jan 2022 by tpreston
Verbascum virgatum (Green Mullein) at Stromlo, ACT - 12 Jan 2022 by tpreston
Paropsis pictipennis (Tea-tree button beetle) at Stromlo, ACT - 12 Jan 2022 by tpreston
Amata (genus) (Handmaiden Moth) at Stromlo, ACT - 12 Jan 2022 by tpreston
Oxyopes sp. (genus) (Lynx spider) at Stromlo, ACT - 1 Jan 2022 by tpreston
Clania lewinii (Lewin's case moth) at Stromlo, ACT - 22 Dec 2021 by AJB
Exocarpos cupressiformis (Cherry Ballart) at Stromlo, ACT - 20 Dec 2021 by tpreston
Erina hyacinthina (Varied Dusky-blue) at Stromlo, ACT - 20 Dec 2021 by tpreston
Pinus radiata (Monterey or Radiata Pine) at Stromlo, ACT - 20 Dec 2021 by tpreston
Epidesmia hypenaria (Long-nosed Epidesmia) at Stromlo, ACT - 20 Dec 2021 by tpreston
Lychas marmoreus (Little Marbled Scorpion) at Stromlo, ACT - 20 Dec 2021 by tpreston
zz bolete at Stromlo, ACT - 20 Dec 2021 by tpreston
Taxeotis intextata (Looper Moth, Grey Taxeotis) at Stromlo, ACT - 20 Dec 2021 by tpreston
Gompholobium huegelii (Pale Wedge Pea) at Stromlo, ACT - 20 Dec 2021 by tpreston
Laccaria sp. (Laccaria) at Stromlo, ACT - 20 Dec 2021 by tpreston
Phyllotocus navicularis (Nectar scarab) at Stromlo, ACT - 20 Dec 2021 by tpreston
zz bolete at Stromlo, ACT - 13 Dec 2021 by tpreston
Tasmanicosa sp. (genus) (Unidentified Tasmanicosa wolf spider) at Stromlo, ACT - 13 Dec 2021 by tpreston
Paropsis pictipennis (Tea-tree button beetle) at Stromlo, ACT - 4 Dec 2021 by tpreston
Apis mellifera (European honey bee) at Stromlo, ACT - 30 Nov 2021 by tpreston
Verbascum thapsus subsp. thapsus (Great Mullein, Aaron's Rod) at Stromlo, ACT - 30 Nov 2021 by tpreston
Chrysocephalum apiculatum (Common Everlasting) at Stromlo, ACT - 30 Nov 2021 by tpreston
Briza maxima (Quaking Grass, Blowfly Grass) at Stromlo, ACT - 30 Nov 2021 by tpreston
Luzula densiflora (Dense Wood-rush) at Stromlo, ACT - 30 Nov 2021 by tpreston
Calytrix tetragona (Common Fringe-myrtle) at Stromlo, ACT - 30 Nov 2021 by tpreston
Epidesmia hypenaria (Long-nosed Epidesmia) at Stromlo, ACT - 30 Nov 2021 by tpreston
zz agaric (stem; gills not white/cream) at Stromlo, ACT - 28 Nov 2021 by AJB
Urodacus manicatus (Black Rock Scorpion) at Stromlo, ACT - 24 Nov 2021 by tpreston
Austrostipa scabra (Corkscrew Grass) at Stromlo, ACT - 24 Nov 2021 by tpreston
Dianella revoluta (Black-Anther Flax Lily) at Stromlo, ACT - 24 Nov 2021 by tpreston
Gompholobium huegelii (Pale Wedge Pea) at Stromlo, ACT - 24 Nov 2021 by tpreston
Pultenaea procumbens (Bush Pea) at Stromlo, ACT - 24 Nov 2021 by tpreston
Hibbertia obtusifolia (Grey Guinea-flower) at Stromlo, ACT - 24 Nov 2021 by tpreston
Rosulabryum sp. (A moss) at Stromlo, ACT - 24 Nov 2021 by tpreston
Geophilomorpha sp. (order) (Earth or soil centipede) at Stromlo, ACT - 24 Nov 2021 by tpreston
Servaea sp. (genus) (Unidentified Servaea jumping spider) at Stromlo, ACT - 24 Nov 2021 by trevorpreston
Leptospermum brevipes (Grey Tea-tree) at Stromlo, ACT - 24 Nov 2021 by tpreston
Epiphyas caryotis (A Tortricid moth) at Stromlo, ACT - 24 Nov 2021 by tpreston
Holoplatys sp. (genus) (Unidentified Holoplatys jumping spider) at Stromlo, ACT - 28 Oct 2021 by CathB
Dichromodes atrosignata (Black-signed Heath Moth ) at Stromlo, ACT - 28 Oct 2021 by CathB
Philobota mathematica group undescribed species. (A concealer moth) at Stromlo, ACT - 1 Oct 2017 by Christine
Chrysonoma paracycla (Chrysonoma paracycla) at Stromlo, ACT - 1 Oct 2017 by Christine
Coeranica isabella (A Concealer moth) at Stromlo, ACT - 1 Oct 2017 by Christine
Philobota undescribed species near arabella (A concealer moth) at Stromlo, ACT - 1 Oct 2017 by Christine

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Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

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  • 1 Abundance
  • 14 Jan 2022 10:02 AM Recorded on
  • trevorpreston Recorded by

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  • Gum tree Associated plant
  • Less than 5mm Animal size
  • Eggs Breeding behaviour

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