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Hecatesia fenestrata

Common Whistling Moth at Jerrabomberra, NSW

Hecatesia fenestrata at Jerrabomberra, NSW - 2 Mar 2022
Hecatesia fenestrata at Jerrabomberra, NSW - 2 Mar 2022
Hecatesia fenestrata at Jerrabomberra, NSW - 2 Mar 2022
Hecatesia fenestrata at Jerrabomberra, NSW - 2 Mar 2022
Hecatesia fenestrata at Jerrabomberra, NSW - 2 Mar 2022
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Identification history

Hecatesia fenestrata 2 Mar 2022 ibaird
Hecatesia fenestrata 2 Mar 2022 Steve_Bok

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This moth was quite shy and would fly away when approached. Appeared bright orange in flight.

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Nearby sightings

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Pinara cana (Neat Pinara) at Jerrabomberra, NSW - 2 Mar 2022 by Steve_Bok Ecnolagria grandis (Honeybrown beetle) at Jerrabomberra, NSW - 2 Mar 2022 by Steve_Bok Orthetrum caledonicum (Blue Skimmer) at Jerrabomberra, NSW - 2 Mar 2022 by Steve_Bok Laetiporus portentosus (White Punk) at Jerrabomberra, NSW - 2 Mar 2022 by Steve_Bok Prosena sp. (genus) (A bristle fly) at Jerrabomberra, NSW - 2 Mar 2022 by Steve_Bok Camponotus suffusus (Golden-tailed sugar ant) at Jerrabomberra, NSW - 2 Mar 2022 by Steve_Bok Paropsisterna sp. (Ch11 of DeLittle 1979) (A leaf beetle) at Jerrabomberra, NSW - 19 Feb 2022 by Steve_Bok Paropsisterna fastidiosa (Eucalyptus leaf beetle) at Jerrabomberra, NSW - 19 Feb 2022 by Steve_Bok Thomisidae sp. (family) (Unidentified Crab spider or Flower spider) at Jerrabomberra, NSW - 19 Feb 2022 by Steve_Bok Erina hyacinthina (Varied Dusky-blue) at Jerrabomberra, NSW - 3 Feb 2022 by Steve_Bok Aporocera (Aporocera) haematodes (A case bearing leaf beetle) at Jerrabomberra, NSW - 2 Jan 2022 by Steve_Bok Carphurini sp. (tribe) (Soft-winged flower beetle) at Jerrabomberra, NSW - 2 Jan 2022 by Steve_Bok Diplacodes bipunctata (Wandering Percher) at Jerrabomberra, NSW - 26 Dec 2021 by Steve_Bok Olbonoma triptycha (Chezela Group) at Jerrabomberra, NSW - 26 Dec 2021 by Steve_Bok Rytidosperma pallidum (Red-anther Wallaby Grass) at Jerrabomberra, NSW - 26 Dec 2021 by Steve_Bok Austrocardiophorus assimilis (Click beetle) at Jerrabomberra, NSW - 26 Dec 2021 by Steve_Bok Glenoleon sp. (genus) (Antlion lacewing) at Jerrabomberra, NSW - 26 Dec 2021 by Steve_Bok Parergophela melirrhoa (A concealer moth) at Jerrabomberra, NSW - 26 Dec 2021 by Steve_Bok Platybrachys decemmacula (Green-faced gum hopper) at Jerrabomberra, NSW - 26 Dec 2021 by Steve_Bok Gminatus australis (Orange assassin bug) at Jerrabomberra, NSW - 26 Dec 2021 by Steve_Bok Melobasis thoracica (A jewel beetle) at Jerrabomberra, NSW - 11 Dec 2021 by Steve_Bok Sericornis frontalis (White-browed Scrubwren) at Jerrabomberra, NSW - 11 Dec 2021 by Steve_Bok Merimnetes oblongus (Radiata pine shoot weevil) at Jerrabomberra, NSW - 11 Dec 2021 by Steve_Bok Barea phaeomochla (Barea phaeomochla) at Jerrabomberra, NSW - 23 Oct 2021 by Steve_Bok Paropsis aspera (Eucalyptus Tortoise Beetle) at Jerrabomberra, NSW - 14 Oct 2021 by Steve_Bok Stylidium graminifolium (Grass Triggerplant) at Jerrabomberra, NSW - 14 Oct 2021 by Steve_Bok Iridomyrmex purpureus (Meat Ant) at Jerrabomberra, NSW - 12 Oct 2021 by Steve_Bok Camponotus claripes (Pale-legged sugar ant) at Jerrabomberra, NSW - 10 Oct 2021 by Steve_Bok Myrmecia sp., pilosula-group (Jack jumper) at Jerrabomberra, NSW - 10 Oct 2021 by Steve_Bok Pimelea linifolia (Slender Rice Flower) at Jerrabomberra, NSW - 6 Oct 2021 by Steve_Bok Pultenaea microphylla (Egg and Bacon Pea) at Jerrabomberra, NSW - 6 Oct 2021 by Steve_Bok Lichenomphalia chromacea (Yellow Navel) at Jerrabomberra, NSW - 6 Oct 2021 by Steve_Bok Limnodynastes tasmaniensis (Spotted Grass Frog) at Jerrabomberra, NSW - 6 Oct 2021 by Steve_Bok Tamopsis sp. (genus) (Two-tailed spider) at Jerrabomberra, NSW - 6 Oct 2021 by Steve_Bok Crematogaster sp. (genus) (Acrobat ant, Cocktail ant) at Jerrabomberra, NSW - 6 Oct 2021 by Steve_Bok Ectropis excursaria (Common Bark Moth) at Jerrabomberra, NSW - 6 Sep 2020 by Harrisi Venatrix sp. (genus) (Unidentified Venatrix wolf spider) at Jerrabomberra, NSW - 6 Sep 2020 by Harrisi Camponotus claripes (Pale-legged sugar ant) at Jerrabomberra, NSW - 7 Jun 2020 by Harrisi Camponotus intrepidus (Flumed Sugar Ant) at Jerrabomberra, NSW - 15 May 2020 by DerekC Tenebrionidae (family) (Darkling beetle) at Jerrabomberra, NSW - 15 May 2020 by DerekC Austrocardiophorus sp. (genus) (Click beetle) at Jerrabomberra, NSW - 1 Sep 2019 by Harrisi Eurys sp. (genus) (Eurys sawfly) at Jerrabomberra, NSW - 1 Sep 2019 by Harrisi Oecophoridae provisional species 1 at Jerrabomberra, NSW - 1 Sep 2019 by Harrisi Pimelea linifolia (Slender Rice Flower) at Jerrabomberra, NSW - 8 Nov 2014 by AaronClausen Grevillea ramosissima subsp. ramosissima (Fan Grevillea) at Jerrabomberra, NSW - 8 Nov 2014 by AaronClausen Styphelia triflora (Five-corners) at Jerrabomberra, NSW - 8 Nov 2014 by AaronClausen
Pinara cana (Neat Pinara) at Jerrabomberra, NSW - 2 Mar 2022 by Steve_Bok
Ecnolagria grandis (Honeybrown beetle) at Jerrabomberra, NSW - 2 Mar 2022 by Steve_Bok
Orthetrum caledonicum (Blue Skimmer) at Jerrabomberra, NSW - 2 Mar 2022 by Steve_Bok
Laetiporus portentosus (White Punk) at Jerrabomberra, NSW - 2 Mar 2022 by Steve_Bok
Prosena sp. (genus) (A bristle fly) at Jerrabomberra, NSW - 2 Mar 2022 by Steve_Bok
Camponotus suffusus (Golden-tailed sugar ant) at Jerrabomberra, NSW - 2 Mar 2022 by Steve_Bok
Paropsisterna sp. (Ch11 of DeLittle 1979) (A leaf beetle) at Jerrabomberra, NSW - 19 Feb 2022 by Steve_Bok
Paropsisterna fastidiosa (Eucalyptus leaf beetle) at Jerrabomberra, NSW - 19 Feb 2022 by Steve_Bok
Thomisidae sp. (family) (Unidentified Crab spider or Flower spider) at Jerrabomberra, NSW - 19 Feb 2022 by Steve_Bok
Erina hyacinthina (Varied Dusky-blue) at Jerrabomberra, NSW - 3 Feb 2022 by Steve_Bok
Aporocera (Aporocera) haematodes (A case bearing leaf beetle) at Jerrabomberra, NSW - 2 Jan 2022 by Steve_Bok
Carphurini sp. (tribe) (Soft-winged flower beetle) at Jerrabomberra, NSW - 2 Jan 2022 by Steve_Bok
Diplacodes bipunctata (Wandering Percher) at Jerrabomberra, NSW - 26 Dec 2021 by Steve_Bok
Olbonoma triptycha (Chezela Group) at Jerrabomberra, NSW - 26 Dec 2021 by Steve_Bok
Rytidosperma pallidum (Red-anther Wallaby Grass) at Jerrabomberra, NSW - 26 Dec 2021 by Steve_Bok
Austrocardiophorus assimilis (Click beetle) at Jerrabomberra, NSW - 26 Dec 2021 by Steve_Bok
Glenoleon sp. (genus) (Antlion lacewing) at Jerrabomberra, NSW - 26 Dec 2021 by Steve_Bok
Parergophela melirrhoa (A concealer moth) at Jerrabomberra, NSW - 26 Dec 2021 by Steve_Bok
Platybrachys decemmacula (Green-faced gum hopper) at Jerrabomberra, NSW - 26 Dec 2021 by Steve_Bok
Gminatus australis (Orange assassin bug) at Jerrabomberra, NSW - 26 Dec 2021 by Steve_Bok
Melobasis thoracica (A jewel beetle) at Jerrabomberra, NSW - 11 Dec 2021 by Steve_Bok
Sericornis frontalis (White-browed Scrubwren) at Jerrabomberra, NSW - 11 Dec 2021 by Steve_Bok
Merimnetes oblongus (Radiata pine shoot weevil) at Jerrabomberra, NSW - 11 Dec 2021 by Steve_Bok
Barea phaeomochla (Barea phaeomochla) at Jerrabomberra, NSW - 23 Oct 2021 by Steve_Bok
Paropsis aspera (Eucalyptus Tortoise Beetle) at Jerrabomberra, NSW - 14 Oct 2021 by Steve_Bok
Stylidium graminifolium (Grass Triggerplant) at Jerrabomberra, NSW - 14 Oct 2021 by Steve_Bok
Iridomyrmex purpureus (Meat Ant) at Jerrabomberra, NSW - 12 Oct 2021 by Steve_Bok
Camponotus claripes (Pale-legged sugar ant) at Jerrabomberra, NSW - 10 Oct 2021 by Steve_Bok
Myrmecia sp., pilosula-group (Jack jumper) at Jerrabomberra, NSW - 10 Oct 2021 by Steve_Bok
Pimelea linifolia (Slender Rice Flower) at Jerrabomberra, NSW - 6 Oct 2021 by Steve_Bok
Pultenaea microphylla (Egg and Bacon Pea) at Jerrabomberra, NSW - 6 Oct 2021 by Steve_Bok
Lichenomphalia chromacea (Yellow Navel) at Jerrabomberra, NSW - 6 Oct 2021 by Steve_Bok
Limnodynastes tasmaniensis (Spotted Grass Frog) at Jerrabomberra, NSW - 6 Oct 2021 by Steve_Bok
Tamopsis sp. (genus) (Two-tailed spider) at Jerrabomberra, NSW - 6 Oct 2021 by Steve_Bok
Crematogaster sp. (genus) (Acrobat ant, Cocktail ant) at Jerrabomberra, NSW - 6 Oct 2021 by Steve_Bok
Ectropis excursaria (Common Bark Moth) at Jerrabomberra, NSW - 6 Sep 2020 by Harrisi
Venatrix sp. (genus) (Unidentified Venatrix wolf spider) at Jerrabomberra, NSW - 6 Sep 2020 by Harrisi
Camponotus claripes (Pale-legged sugar ant) at Jerrabomberra, NSW - 7 Jun 2020 by Harrisi
Camponotus intrepidus (Flumed Sugar Ant) at Jerrabomberra, NSW - 15 May 2020 by DerekC
Tenebrionidae (family) (Darkling beetle) at Jerrabomberra, NSW - 15 May 2020 by DerekC
Austrocardiophorus sp. (genus) (Click beetle) at Jerrabomberra, NSW - 1 Sep 2019 by Harrisi
Eurys sp. (genus) (Eurys sawfly) at Jerrabomberra, NSW - 1 Sep 2019 by Harrisi
Oecophoridae provisional species 1 at Jerrabomberra, NSW - 1 Sep 2019 by Harrisi
Pimelea linifolia (Slender Rice Flower) at Jerrabomberra, NSW - 8 Nov 2014 by AaronClausen
Grevillea ramosissima subsp. ramosissima (Fan Grevillea) at Jerrabomberra, NSW - 8 Nov 2014 by AaronClausen
Styphelia triflora (Five-corners) at Jerrabomberra, NSW - 8 Nov 2014 by AaronClausen

Location information

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 Abundance
  • 2 Mar 2022 11:42 AM Recorded on
  • Steve_Bok Recorded by

Additional information

  • 25mm to 50mm Animal size

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