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Maxates (genus)

An Emerald moth at O'Connor, ACT

Maxates (genus) at O'Connor, ACT - 16 Jan 2022
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Maxates (genus) 18 Jan 2022 donhe
Maxates (genus) 17 Jan 2022 ibaird

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Attracted to UV light at night (50w Gecko)

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ibaird wrote:
   17 Jan 2022
Using thr Moths of Victoria Key to Emeralds (Part 4 supporting disc) I'm not sure whether this worn moth fully meets the criteria for M. calaina or MoV's Maxates sp. (1). Thorax has no central line of any colour, hindwing with a slight point/process. Forewing and hindwing fringes are white or possibly slightly ochreous/reddish cream. Faint forewing and hindwing markings apparently meet either species, Dull dorsal spot not obvious at all.

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Nanaguna clopaea (Nanaguna clopaea) at O'Connor, ACT - 23 Sep 2022 by ibaird Chloroclystis approximata (Plumed or Cherry Looper) at O'Connor, ACT - 29 Apr 2022 by ibaird Fisera (genus) (Unidentified Fisera moths) at O'Connor, ACT - 29 Apr 2022 by ibaird Metasia pharisalis (A Crambid moth) at O'Connor, ACT - 29 Apr 2022 by ibaird Thalaina clara (Clara's Satin Moth) at O'Connor, ACT - 29 Apr 2022 by ibaird Thalaina selenaea (Orange-rimmed Satin Moth) at O'Connor, ACT - 29 Apr 2022 by ibaird Palaeosia undescribed species at O'Connor, ACT - 6 Apr 2022 by ibaird Chlorocoma vertumnaria (Red-fringed Emerald) at O'Connor, ACT - 22 Mar 2022 by ibaird Scioglyptis lyciaria (White-patch Bark Moth) at O'Connor, ACT - 22 Mar 2022 by ibaird Chloroclystis catastreptes (Green and Brown Carpet) at O'Connor, ACT - 22 Mar 2022 by ibaird Smyriodes undescribed species nr aplectaria at O'Connor, ACT - 22 Mar 2022 by ibaird Scioglyptis loxographa (Light Grey Bark Moth) at O'Connor, ACT - 22 Mar 2022 by ibaird Scioglyptis (genus) (Bark Moth) at O'Connor, ACT - 22 Mar 2022 by ibaird Cosmopterigidae (family) (Unidentified Cosmopterigid moth) at O'Connor, ACT - 22 Mar 2022 by ibaird Glyphipterix perimetalla (Five-bar Sedge-moth) at O'Connor, ACT - 22 Mar 2022 by ibaird Stathmopoda melanochra (An Oecophorid moth (Eriococcus caterpillar)) at O'Connor, ACT - 22 Mar 2022 by ibaird Chlorocoma melocrossa (Cream-fringed Emerald) at O'Connor, ACT - 22 Mar 2022 by ibaird Palaeosia undescribed species at O'Connor, ACT - 22 Mar 2022 by ibaird Proteuxoa microspila (Little Noctuid) at O'Connor, ACT - 22 Mar 2022 by ibaird Ardozyga thermochroa (A Gelechioid moth) at O'Connor, ACT - 13 Mar 2022 by ibaird Scatochresis episema (A scat moth) at O'Connor, ACT - 13 Mar 2022 by ibaird Scoparia emmetropis (A Crambid moth) at O'Connor, ACT - 13 Mar 2022 by ibaird Assara holophragma at O'Connor, ACT - 13 Mar 2022 by ibaird Lichenaula (genus) at O'Connor, ACT - 11 Mar 2022 by ibaird Leptozestis and Trachydora (genera) (A cosmet moth) at O'Connor, ACT - 3 Mar 2022 by ibaird Epitymbia alaudana (Epitymbia alaudana) at O'Connor, ACT - 3 Mar 2022 by ibaird Philobota stella (A concealer moth) at O'Connor, ACT - 3 Mar 2022 by ibaird Heteroteucha anthodora (A Concealer moth) at O'Connor, ACT - 3 Mar 2022 by ibaird Meritastis undescribed species (A Tortricid moth) at O'Connor, ACT - 3 Mar 2022 by ibaird Fisera eribola (Orange-hooded Crest-moth) at O'Connor, ACT - 3 Mar 2022 by ibaird Palimmeces leucopelta (A concealer moth) at O'Connor, ACT - 3 Mar 2022 by ibaird Crocanthes micradelpha (A longhorned moth) at O'Connor, ACT - 3 Mar 2022 by ibaird Cicadellidae sp. 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(genus) (Unidentified Badge huntsman) at O'Connor, ACT - 12 Jan 2022 by ibaird Sceleocantha glabricollis (Wattle root longicorn) at O'Connor, ACT - 12 Jan 2022 by ibaird Nola paromoea (Divided Tuft-moth) at O'Connor, ACT - 11 Jan 2022 by ibaird Compsotropha selenias (A Concealer moth) at O'Connor, ACT - 11 Jan 2022 by ibaird Gastrinodes argoplaca (Cryptic Bark Moth) at O'Connor, ACT - 11 Jan 2022 by ibaird Ericibdela delotis (A Concealer moth) at O'Connor, ACT - 11 Jan 2022 by ibaird Myriostephes matura at O'Connor, ACT - 11 Jan 2022 by ibaird Prorocopis euxantha (Golden Crest) at O'Connor, ACT - 11 Jan 2022 by ibaird Tanychilus sp. (genus) (Comb-clawed beetle) at O'Connor, ACT - 11 Jan 2022 by ibaird Garrha rubella (A Concealer moth) at O'Connor, ACT - 11 Jan 2022 by ibaird Macrobathra (genus) (A cosmet moth) at O'Connor, ACT - 11 Jan 2022 by ibaird Syringoseca mimica (Syringoseca mimica) at O'Connor, ACT - 11 Jan 2022 by ibaird Capua intractana (A Tortricid moth) at O'Connor, ACT - 11 Jan 2022 by ibaird Telura sp. (genus) (A scarab beetle) at O'Connor, ACT - 11 Jan 2022 by ibaird Ericrypsina chorodoxa (A Chezela group moth) at O'Connor, ACT - 11 Jan 2022 by ibaird Barea confusella (A Concealer moth) at O'Connor, ACT - 10 Jan 2022 by ibaird Pinara cana (Neat Pinara) at O'Connor, ACT - 10 Jan 2022 by ibaird Leucania uda (A Noctuid moth) at O'Connor, ACT - 8 Jan 2022 by ibaird Thoracolopha undescribed species MoV6 at O'Connor, ACT - 8 Jan 2022 by ibaird Papilio anactus (Dainty Swallowtail) at O'Connor, ACT - 8 Jan 2022 by ibaird Papilio aegeus (Orchard Swallowtail, Large Citrus Butterfly) at O'Connor, ACT - 8 Jan 2022 by ibaird Eccymatoge fulvida (A geometer moth) at O'Connor, ACT - 28 Dec 2021 by ibaird Agrotis munda (Brown Cutworm) at O'Connor, ACT - 22 Dec 2021 by ibaird Telecrates melanochrysa (Telecrates melanochrysa) at O'Connor, ACT - 22 Dec 2021 by ibaird Thoracolopha (genus) (A Noctuid moth) at O'Connor, ACT - 30 Nov 2021 by ibaird Capusa sp.(genus) (A Wedge moth) at O'Connor, ACT - 29 Nov 2021 by ibaird Scenedra decoratalis (A Pyralid moth) at O'Connor, ACT - 29 Nov 2021 by ibaird Chloroclystis insigillata (Chloroclystis insigillata) at O'Connor, ACT - 8 Nov 2021 by ibaird Termessa zonophanes (Double Yellow-patched Footman) at O'Connor, ACT - 8 Nov 2021 by ibaird
Nanaguna clopaea (Nanaguna clopaea) at O'Connor, ACT - 23 Sep 2022 by ibaird
Chloroclystis approximata (Plumed or Cherry Looper) at O'Connor, ACT - 29 Apr 2022 by ibaird
Fisera (genus) (Unidentified Fisera moths) at O'Connor, ACT - 29 Apr 2022 by ibaird
Metasia pharisalis (A Crambid moth) at O'Connor, ACT - 29 Apr 2022 by ibaird
Thalaina clara (Clara's Satin Moth) at O'Connor, ACT - 29 Apr 2022 by ibaird
Thalaina selenaea (Orange-rimmed Satin Moth) at O'Connor, ACT - 29 Apr 2022 by ibaird
Palaeosia undescribed species at O'Connor, ACT - 6 Apr 2022 by ibaird
Chlorocoma vertumnaria (Red-fringed Emerald) at O'Connor, ACT - 22 Mar 2022 by ibaird
Scioglyptis lyciaria (White-patch Bark Moth) at O'Connor, ACT - 22 Mar 2022 by ibaird
Chloroclystis catastreptes (Green and Brown Carpet) at O'Connor, ACT - 22 Mar 2022 by ibaird
Smyriodes undescribed species nr aplectaria at O'Connor, ACT - 22 Mar 2022 by ibaird
Scioglyptis loxographa (Light Grey Bark Moth) at O'Connor, ACT - 22 Mar 2022 by ibaird
Scioglyptis (genus) (Bark Moth) at O'Connor, ACT - 22 Mar 2022 by ibaird
Cosmopterigidae (family) (Unidentified Cosmopterigid moth) at O'Connor, ACT - 22 Mar 2022 by ibaird
Glyphipterix perimetalla (Five-bar Sedge-moth) at O'Connor, ACT - 22 Mar 2022 by ibaird
Stathmopoda melanochra (An Oecophorid moth (Eriococcus caterpillar)) at O'Connor, ACT - 22 Mar 2022 by ibaird
Chlorocoma melocrossa (Cream-fringed Emerald) at O'Connor, ACT - 22 Mar 2022 by ibaird
Palaeosia undescribed species at O'Connor, ACT - 22 Mar 2022 by ibaird
Proteuxoa microspila (Little Noctuid) at O'Connor, ACT - 22 Mar 2022 by ibaird
Ardozyga thermochroa (A Gelechioid moth) at O'Connor, ACT - 13 Mar 2022 by ibaird
Scatochresis episema (A scat moth) at O'Connor, ACT - 13 Mar 2022 by ibaird
Scoparia emmetropis (A Crambid moth) at O'Connor, ACT - 13 Mar 2022 by ibaird
Assara holophragma at O'Connor, ACT - 13 Mar 2022 by ibaird
Lichenaula (genus) at O'Connor, ACT - 11 Mar 2022 by ibaird
Leptozestis and Trachydora (genera) (A cosmet moth) at O'Connor, ACT - 3 Mar 2022 by ibaird
Epitymbia alaudana (Epitymbia alaudana) at O'Connor, ACT - 3 Mar 2022 by ibaird
Philobota stella (A concealer moth) at O'Connor, ACT - 3 Mar 2022 by ibaird
Heteroteucha anthodora (A Concealer moth) at O'Connor, ACT - 3 Mar 2022 by ibaird
Meritastis undescribed species (A Tortricid moth) at O'Connor, ACT - 3 Mar 2022 by ibaird
Fisera eribola (Orange-hooded Crest-moth) at O'Connor, ACT - 3 Mar 2022 by ibaird
Palimmeces leucopelta (A concealer moth) at O'Connor, ACT - 3 Mar 2022 by ibaird
Crocanthes micradelpha (A longhorned moth) at O'Connor, ACT - 3 Mar 2022 by ibaird
Cicadellidae sp. (family) (Unidentified leafhopper) at O'Connor, ACT - 3 Mar 2022 by ibaird
Heteroteucha translatella (Heteroteucha translatella) at O'Connor, ACT - 3 Mar 2022 by ibaird
Macrobathra baliomitra (A Gelechioid moth) at O'Connor, ACT - 3 Mar 2022 by ibaird
Furcatrox procera (Ochre-rimmed Cape-moth) at O'Connor, ACT - 3 Mar 2022 by ibaird
Nepticulidae (family) (Pigmy Moths) at O'Connor, ACT - 3 Mar 2022 by ibaird
Lophotoma diagrapha (Double-line Snout Moth) at O'Connor, ACT - 3 Mar 2022 by ibaird
Garrha idiosema (A concealer moth) at O'Connor, ACT - 3 Mar 2022 by ibaird
Amelora (genus) (Nacophorini) at O'Connor, ACT - 3 Mar 2022 by ibaird
Galleria mellonella (Greater Wax Moth) at O'Connor, ACT - 3 Mar 2022 by ibaird
Proteuxoa atra (Sombre Noctuid) at O'Connor, ACT - 16 Feb 2022 by ibaird
Proteuxoa provisional species 1 at O'Connor, ACT - 14 Feb 2022 by ibaird
Asura lydia (Lydia Lichen Moth) at O'Connor, ACT - 14 Feb 2022 by ibaird
Ectopatria horologa (Nodding Saltbush Moth) at O'Connor, ACT - 14 Feb 2022 by ibaird
Macrobathra chrysotoxa (A cosmet moth) at O'Connor, ACT - 13 Feb 2022 by ibaird
Palimmeces pseudomorpha at O'Connor, ACT - 13 Feb 2022 by ibaird
Papilio anactus (Dainty Swallowtail) at O'Connor, ACT - 8 Feb 2022 by ibaird
Papilio aegeus (Orchard Swallowtail, Large Citrus Butterfly) at O'Connor, ACT - 2 Feb 2022 by KMcCue
Acanthodela protophaes (A Concealer moth) at O'Connor, ACT - 23 Jan 2022 by ibaird
Austroterpna paratorna (Rounded Grey) at O'Connor, ACT - 23 Jan 2022 by ibaird
Meritastis undescribed species (A Tortricid moth) at O'Connor, ACT - 23 Jan 2022 by ibaird
Garrha (genus) (A concealer moth) at O'Connor, ACT - 23 Jan 2022 by ibaird
Clarana clarana (A Tortricid moth) at O'Connor, ACT - 23 Jan 2022 by ibaird
Spilonota constrictana (A Tortricid moth) at O'Connor, ACT - 23 Jan 2022 by ibaird
Mormoscopa phricozona (A Herminiid Moth) at O'Connor, ACT - 23 Jan 2022 by ibaird
Tymbophora peltastis (A Xyloryctid moth) at O'Connor, ACT - 23 Jan 2022 by ibaird
Hypobapta diffundens (Diffundens Grey) at O'Connor, ACT - 23 Jan 2022 by ibaird
Culladia cuneiferellus (Crambinae mpth) at O'Connor, ACT - 16 Jan 2022 by ibaird
Pasiphilodes testulata (Pome looper) at O'Connor, ACT - 16 Jan 2022 by ibaird
Mataeomera mesotaenia (Mataeomera mesotaenia) at O'Connor, ACT - 16 Jan 2022 by ibaird
Melanodes anthracitaria (Black Geometrid) at O'Connor, ACT - 16 Jan 2022 by ibaird
Capusa senilis (Black-banded Wedge-moth) at O'Connor, ACT - 15 Jan 2022 by ibaird
Aloa marginata (Donovan's Tiger Moth) at O'Connor, ACT - 15 Jan 2022 by ibaird
Achyra nigrirenalis (Pyraustinae) at O'Connor, ACT - 15 Jan 2022 by ibaird
Psilosticha pristis (Little Brown Bark Moth) at O'Connor, ACT - 15 Jan 2022 by ibaird
Eulechria heliophanes (A Concealer moth) at O'Connor, ACT - 15 Jan 2022 by ibaird
Entometa apicalis (Gum Snout Moth) at O'Connor, ACT - 15 Jan 2022 by ibaird
Xylorycta luteotactella (A Gelechioid moth) at O'Connor, ACT - 12 Jan 2022 by ibaird
Paropsisterna nobilitata (Leaf beetle, Button beetle) at O'Connor, ACT - 12 Jan 2022 by ibaird
Neumichtis nigerrima (Black Turnip Moth) at O'Connor, ACT - 12 Jan 2022 by ibaird
Neosparassus sp. (genus) (Unidentified Badge huntsman) at O'Connor, ACT - 12 Jan 2022 by ibaird
Sceleocantha glabricollis (Wattle root longicorn) at O'Connor, ACT - 12 Jan 2022 by ibaird
Nola paromoea (Divided Tuft-moth) at O'Connor, ACT - 11 Jan 2022 by ibaird
Compsotropha selenias (A Concealer moth) at O'Connor, ACT - 11 Jan 2022 by ibaird
Gastrinodes argoplaca (Cryptic Bark Moth) at O'Connor, ACT - 11 Jan 2022 by ibaird
Ericibdela delotis (A Concealer moth) at O'Connor, ACT - 11 Jan 2022 by ibaird
Myriostephes matura at O'Connor, ACT - 11 Jan 2022 by ibaird
Prorocopis euxantha (Golden Crest) at O'Connor, ACT - 11 Jan 2022 by ibaird
Tanychilus sp. (genus) (Comb-clawed beetle) at O'Connor, ACT - 11 Jan 2022 by ibaird
Garrha rubella (A Concealer moth) at O'Connor, ACT - 11 Jan 2022 by ibaird
Macrobathra (genus) (A cosmet moth) at O'Connor, ACT - 11 Jan 2022 by ibaird
Syringoseca mimica (Syringoseca mimica) at O'Connor, ACT - 11 Jan 2022 by ibaird
Capua intractana (A Tortricid moth) at O'Connor, ACT - 11 Jan 2022 by ibaird
Telura sp. (genus) (A scarab beetle) at O'Connor, ACT - 11 Jan 2022 by ibaird
Ericrypsina chorodoxa (A Chezela group moth) at O'Connor, ACT - 11 Jan 2022 by ibaird
Barea confusella (A Concealer moth) at O'Connor, ACT - 10 Jan 2022 by ibaird
Pinara cana (Neat Pinara) at O'Connor, ACT - 10 Jan 2022 by ibaird
Leucania uda (A Noctuid moth) at O'Connor, ACT - 8 Jan 2022 by ibaird
Thoracolopha undescribed species MoV6 at O'Connor, ACT - 8 Jan 2022 by ibaird
Papilio anactus (Dainty Swallowtail) at O'Connor, ACT - 8 Jan 2022 by ibaird
Papilio aegeus (Orchard Swallowtail, Large Citrus Butterfly) at O'Connor, ACT - 8 Jan 2022 by ibaird
Eccymatoge fulvida (A geometer moth) at O'Connor, ACT - 28 Dec 2021 by ibaird
Agrotis munda (Brown Cutworm) at O'Connor, ACT - 22 Dec 2021 by ibaird
Telecrates melanochrysa (Telecrates melanochrysa) at O'Connor, ACT - 22 Dec 2021 by ibaird
Thoracolopha (genus) (A Noctuid moth) at O'Connor, ACT - 30 Nov 2021 by ibaird
Capusa sp.(genus) (A Wedge moth) at O'Connor, ACT - 29 Nov 2021 by ibaird
Scenedra decoratalis (A Pyralid moth) at O'Connor, ACT - 29 Nov 2021 by ibaird
Chloroclystis insigillata (Chloroclystis insigillata) at O'Connor, ACT - 8 Nov 2021 by ibaird
Termessa zonophanes (Double Yellow-patched Footman) at O'Connor, ACT - 8 Nov 2021 by ibaird

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  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

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  • 1 Abundance
  • 16 Jan 2022 08:53 PM Recorded on
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  • 12mm to 25mm Animal size

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