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Hypertrophidae sp. (family)

Unidentified Twig Moth at Kambah, ACT

Hypertrophidae sp. (family) at Kambah, ACT - 14 Jan 2022
Hypertrophidae sp. (family) at Kambah, ACT - 14 Jan 2022
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Identification history

Hypertrophidae sp. (family) 7 Feb 2022 donhe
Hypertrophidae sp. (family) 7 Feb 2022 HelenCross

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Looks similar to the shelter of Hypertropha tortriciformis in Roger Farrow's book on p. 86

7 comments

ibaird wrote:
   8 Feb 2022
Looks similar, but not similar enough to be sure its the same species I think without further information.
donhe wrote:
   8 Feb 2022
Helen: can you rear it please to the get the adult moth?
HelenCross wrote:
   8 Feb 2022
It was a couple of weeks ago now but can go back and check
donhe wrote:
   8 Feb 2022
Check also for a characteristic pupa nearby, like http://lepidoptera.butterflyhouse.com.au/hype/hypertrophidae.html
HelenCross wrote:
   8 Feb 2022
Will do
HelenCross wrote:
   9 Feb 2022
Couldn't find the original leaf but found a similar structure - see sighting 4423556
donhe wrote:
   9 Feb 2022
Excellent, thanks.

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Arctiinae (subfamily) (A Tiger Moth or Woolly Bear) at Kambah, ACT - 26 Mar 2022 by HelenCross
Ceraon sp. (genus) (2-horned tree hopper) at Kambah, ACT - 26 Mar 2022 by HelenCross
Echthromorpha intricatoria (Cream-spotted Ichneumon) at Kambah, ACT - 26 Mar 2022 by HelenCross
Paropsis atomaria (Eucalyptus leaf beetle) at Kambah, ACT - 4 Mar 2022 by HelenCross
Opisthoncus sexmaculatus (Six-marked jumping spider) at Kambah, ACT - 4 Mar 2022 by HelenCross
Anthela varia (Hairy Mary) at Kambah, ACT - 4 Mar 2022 by HelenCross
Oechalia schellenbergii (Spined Predatory Shield Bug) at Kambah, ACT - 9 Feb 2022 by HelenCross
Spondyliaspis plicatuloides (Shell Lerps) at Kambah, ACT - 7 Feb 2022 by HelenCross
Doratifera quadriguttata (Four-spotted Cup Moth) at Kambah, ACT - 7 Feb 2022 by HelenCross
Araneinae (subfamily) (Orb weaver) at Kambah, ACT - 7 Feb 2022 by HelenCross
Geitoneura klugii (Klug's Xenica / Marbled Xenica) at Kambah, ACT - 7 Feb 2022 by HelenCross
Chrysomelidae sp. (family) (Unidentified Leaf Beetle) at Kambah, ACT - 13 Jan 2022 by HelenCross
Ancita sp. (genus) (Longicorn or longhorn beetle) at Kambah, ACT - 13 Jan 2022 by HelenCross
Dicranosterna immaculata (Acacia leaf beetle) at Kambah, ACT - 13 Jan 2022 by HelenCross
Calomela curtisi (Acacia leaf beetle) at Kambah, ACT - 13 Jan 2022 by HelenCross
Aphrophorinae sp. (subfamily) (Unidentified spittlebug) at Kambah, ACT - 13 Jan 2022 by HelenCross
Austroacacidiplosis botrycephalae (A Gall Midge) at Kambah, ACT - 13 Jan 2022 by HelenCross
Chalcidoidea sp. (superfamily) (A gall wasp or Chalcid wasp) at Kambah, ACT - 13 Jan 2022 by HelenCross
Pseudoperga sp. (genus) (Sawfly, Spitfire) at Kambah, ACT - 13 Jan 2022 by HelenCross
Brunotartessus fulvus (Yellow-headed Leafhopper) at Kambah, ACT - 13 Jan 2022 by HelenCross
Brunotartessus fulvus (Yellow-headed Leafhopper) at Kambah, ACT - 8 Jan 2022 by HelenCross
Parasynthemis regina (Royal Tigertail) at Kambah, ACT - 5 Jan 2022 by HelenCross
Cracticus torquatus (Grey Butcherbird) at Kambah, ACT - 23 Sep 2021 by HelenCross

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Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

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  • 1 Abundance
  • 14 Jan 2022 09:12 AM Recorded on
  • HelenCross Recorded by

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  • Eucalypt Associated plant
  • 5mm to 12mm Animal size
  • Larvae Breeding behaviour

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