Lymantriinae (subfamily)

Unidentified tussock moths at Acton, ACT

Lymantriinae (subfamily) at Acton, ACT - 29 Mar 2022
Lymantriinae (subfamily) at Acton, ACT - 29 Mar 2022
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Identification history

Lymantriinae (subfamily) 7 Jun 2022 donhe
Unidentified 30 Mar 2022 Christine

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2-3cm long, seemed to be a lot of these crawling around in the open near the rock garden

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Nearby sightings

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Macropus giganteus (Eastern Grey Kangaroo) at ANBG - 15 Jun 2024 by Christine
Geastrum sp. (Geastrum sp.) at GG179 - 27 May 2024 by TimL
Geastrum sp. (Geastrum sp.) at GG179 - 27 May 2024 by TimL
Geastrum sp. (Geastrum sp.) at GG179 - 27 May 2024 by TimL
Geastrum sp. (Geastrum sp.) at GG179 - 27 May 2024 by TimL
Geastrum sp. (Geastrum sp.) at GG179 - 27 May 2024 by TimL
Gymnopilus sp. (Gymnopilus) at ANBG - 16 May 2024 by HelenCross
Vanessa itea (Yellow Admiral) at ANBG - 15 May 2024 by TimL
Coprinellus etc. (An Inkcap) at ANBG - 12 May 2024 by TimL
Hemiergis talbingoensis (Three-toed Skink) at ANBG - 6 May 2024 by caseypyne
Intellagama lesueurii howittii (Gippsland Water Dragon) at ANBG - 2 May 2024 by HelenCross
Miridae (family) (Unidentified plant bug) at ANBG - 17 Apr 2024 by TimL
Papilio aegeus (Orchard Swallowtail, Large Citrus Butterfly) at ANBG - 10 Apr 2024 by HelenCross
Eucalyptus scoparia (Wallangara White Gum) at ANBG - 9 Apr 2024 by Steve818
Hyalarcta nigrescens (Ribbed Case Moth) at ANBG - 25 Mar 2024 by DianneClarke
Thyreus caeruleopunctatus (Chequered cuckoo bee) at ANBG - 21 Mar 2024 by DonTaylor
Jalmenus evagoras (Imperial Hairstreak) at ANBG - 21 Mar 2024 by HelenCross
Lenophila achilles (Spider mimicking signal fly) at ANBG - 17 Mar 2024 by Miranda
Lipotriches (Austronomia) ferricauda (Halictid bee) at ANBG - 14 Mar 2024 by RosD
Delias aganippe (Spotted Jezebel) at ANBG - 13 Mar 2024 by HelenCross
Thyreus caeruleopunctatus (Chequered cuckoo bee) at ANBG - 12 Mar 2024 by HelenCross
Lampides boeticus (Long-tailed Pea-blue) at ANBG - 11 Mar 2024 by DonTaylor
Amegilla (Zonamegilla) asserta (Blue Banded Bee) at ANBG - 7 Mar 2024 by JohnBundock
Pollanisus (genus) (A Forester Moth) at ANBG - 7 Mar 2024 by JohnBundock
Dispar compacta (Barred Skipper) at ANBG - 5 Mar 2024 by DonTaylor
Thyreus caeruleopunctatus (Chequered cuckoo bee) at ANBG - 5 Mar 2024 by DonTaylor
Megachile (Eutricharaea) maculariformis (Gold-tipped leafcutter bee) at ANBG - 5 Mar 2024 by DonTaylor
Amegilla (Zonamegilla) asserta (Blue Banded Bee) at ANBG - 5 Mar 2024 by HelenCross
Megachile (Eutricharaea) maculariformis (Gold-tipped leafcutter bee) at ANBG - 5 Mar 2024 by HelenCross
Thyreus caeruleopunctatus (Chequered cuckoo bee) at ANBG - 5 Mar 2024 by HelenCross
Vanessa kershawi (Australian Painted Lady) at ANBG - 5 Mar 2024 by RodDeb
Lasioglossum (Callalictus) callomelittinum (Halictid bee) at ANBG - 29 Feb 2024 by DPRees125
Chenonetta jubata (Australian Wood Duck) at ANBG - 27 Feb 2024 by HelenCross
Lasioglossum (Chilalictus) sp. (genus & subgenus) (Halictid bee) at ANBG - 17 Feb 2024 by KorinneM
Lasioglossum (Callalictus) callomelittinum (Halictid bee) at ANBG - 17 Feb 2024 by KorinneM
Lasioglossum (Homalictus) punctatus (A halictid bee) at ANBG - 17 Feb 2024 by KorinneM
Bembecinus sp. (genus) (A sand wasp) at ANBG - 17 Feb 2024 by KorinneM
Megachile (Eutricharaea) macularis (Leafcutter bee, Megachilid bee) at ANBG - 17 Feb 2024 by KorinneM
Intellagama lesueurii lesueurii (Eastern Water Dragon) at ANBG - 17 Feb 2024 by KorinneM
Lipotriches (Austronomia) ferricauda (Halictid bee) at ANBG - 17 Feb 2024 by KorinneM
Thereutria amaraca (Spine-legged Robber Fly) at GG238 - 17 Feb 2024 by KorinneM
Bembix sp. (genus) (Unidentified Bembix sand wasp) at ANBG - 15 Feb 2024 by HelenCross
Lenophila achilles (Spider mimicking signal fly) at ANBG - 15 Feb 2024 by HelenCross
Lampides boeticus (Long-tailed Pea-blue) at ANBG - 14 Feb 2024 by HelenCross
Altica sp. (genus) (Flea beetle) at ANBG - 13 Feb 2024 by BarrieR
Scolia (Discolia) verticalis (Yellow-headed hairy flower wasp) at ANBG - 13 Feb 2024 by HelenCross
Megachile (Eutricharaea) macularis (Leafcutter bee, Megachilid bee) at ANBG - 13 Feb 2024 by HelenCross
Lipotriches (Austronomia) ferricauda (Halictid bee) at ANBG - 13 Feb 2024 by HelenCross
Cylindromyia sp. (genus) (Bristle fly) at ANBG - 13 Feb 2024 by HelenCross
Hyleoides concinna (Wasp-mimic bee) at ANBG - 6 Feb 2024 by AndyRussell
Scaptia (Scaptia) auriflua (A flower-feeding march fly) at ANBG - 31 Jan 2024 by Miranda
Intellagama lesueurii howittii (Gippsland Water Dragon) at ANBG - 13 Jan 2024 by THATJAYKIDRICK
Archichauliodes (Riekochauliodes) guttiferus (Dobsonfly or Fishfly) at ANBG - 11 Jan 2024 by YellowButton
Austroscolia soror (Blue Flower Wasp) at ANBG - 10 Jan 2024 by HelenCross
Bembecinus sp. (genus) (A sand wasp) at ANBG - 5 Jan 2024 by Roger
Vanessa kershawi (Australian Painted Lady) at ANBG - 29 Dec 2023 by JohnBundock
Nacaduba biocellata (Two-spotted Line-Blue) at ANBG - 29 Dec 2023 by JohnBundock
Zizina otis (Common Grass-Blue) at ANBG - 29 Dec 2023 by JohnBundock
Bembix sp. (genus) (Unidentified Bembix sand wasp) at ANBG - 29 Dec 2023 by JohnBundock
Amata (genus) (Handmaiden Moth) at ANBG - 29 Dec 2023 by JohnBundock
Ctenotus taeniolatus (Copper-tailed Skink) at ANBG - 18 Dec 2023 by SandraH
Austalis copiosa (Hover fly) at ANBG - 30 Nov 2023 by HelenCross
Dindymus versicolor (Harlequin Bug) at ANBG - 30 Nov 2023 by HelenCross
Heteronympha merope (Common Brown Butterfly) at ANBG - 30 Nov 2023 by HelenCross
Scutiphora pedicellata (Metallic Jewel Bug) at ANBG - 30 Nov 2023 by HelenCross
Apiformes (informal group) (Unidentified bee) at ANBG - 27 Nov 2023 by HelenCross
Amenia leonina group (albomaculata-leonina species group) (Yellow-headed Blowfly) at ANBG - 22 Nov 2023 by HelenCross
Hylaeus (Planihylaeus) quadriceps (Hylaeine colletid bee) at ANBG - 21 Nov 2023 by HelenCross
Heteronympha merope (Common Brown Butterfly) at ANBG - 21 Nov 2023 by courtneyb
Intellagama lesueurii howittii (Gippsland Water Dragon) at ANBG - 20 Nov 2023 by courtneyb
Gymnorhina tibicen (Australian Magpie) at ANBG - 20 Nov 2023 by courtneyb
Acanthorhynchus tenuirostris (Eastern Spinebill) at ANBG - 20 Nov 2023 by courtneyb
Intellagama lesueurii howittii (Gippsland Water Dragon) at ANBG - 20 Nov 2023 by courtneyb
Heteronympha merope (Common Brown Butterfly) at ANBG - 16 Nov 2023 by HelenCross
Rutilia (Ameniamima) argentifera (A Bristle fly) at ANBG - 7 Nov 2023 by Roger
Australiphthiria hilaris (Slender Bee Fly) at ANBG - 7 Nov 2023 by HelenCross
Cerdistus sp. (genus) (Slender Robber Fly) at Acton, ACT - 1 Nov 2023 by rbannister
Chauliognathus lugubris (Plague Soldier Beetle) at Acton, ACT - 1 Nov 2023 by MatthewFrawley
Heteronympha merope (Common Brown Butterfly) at Acton, ACT - 1 Nov 2023 by MatthewFrawley
Dacelo novaeguineae (Laughing Kookaburra) at Acton, ACT - 1 Nov 2023 by MatthewFrawley
Intellagama lesueurii howittii (Gippsland Water Dragon) at Acton, ACT - 1 Nov 2023 by MatthewFrawley
Intellagama lesueurii howittii (Gippsland Water Dragon) at Acton, ACT - 1 Nov 2023 by courtneyb
Intellagama lesueurii howittii (Gippsland Water Dragon) at Acton, ACT - 1 Nov 2023 by courtneyb
Intellagama lesueurii (Australian Water Dragon) at Acton, ACT - 25 Oct 2023 by courtneyb
Megachile (Eutricharaea) maculariformis (Gold-tipped leafcutter bee) at Acton, ACT - 25 Oct 2023 by Miranda
Lauxaniidae (family) (Unidentified lauxaniid fly) at ANBG - 23 Oct 2023 by AlisonMilton
Delias harpalyce (Imperial Jezebel) at Acton, ACT - 22 Oct 2023 by AlisonMilton
Delias harpalyce (Imperial Jezebel) at Acton, ACT - 21 Oct 2023 by rawshorty
Delias harpalyce (Imperial Jezebel) at Acton, ACT - 17 Oct 2023 by HelenCross
Ptilonorhynchus violaceus (Satin Bowerbird) at Acton, ACT - 10 Oct 2023 by AlisonMilton
Macropus giganteus (Eastern Grey Kangaroo) at Acton, ACT - 10 Oct 2023 by AlisonMilton
Intellagama lesueurii howittii (Gippsland Water Dragon) at Acton, ACT - 7 Oct 2023 by BenW
Myzomela sanguinolenta (Scarlet Honeyeater) at Acton, ACT - 6 Oct 2023 by Terrylee
Pseudonaja textilis (Eastern Brown Snake) at Acton, ACT - 3 Oct 2023 by HelenCross
Ichneumonoidea (Superfamily) (A species of parasitic wasp) at Acton, ACT - 3 Oct 2023 by HelenCross
Intellagama lesueurii howittii (Gippsland Water Dragon) at Acton, ACT - 20 Sep 2023 by Harrisi
Chenonetta jubata (Australian Wood Duck) at Acton, ACT - 15 Sep 2023 by MatthewFrawley
Intellagama lesueurii howittii (Gippsland Water Dragon) at Acton, ACT - 15 Sep 2023 by MatthewFrawley
Lampides boeticus (Long-tailed Pea-blue) at Acton, ACT - 15 Sep 2023 by Christine
Vanessa itea (Yellow Admiral) at Acton, ACT - 17 May 2023 by HelenCross

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  • 4 - 15 Abundance
  • 29 Mar 2022 01:44 PM Recorded on
  • Christine Recorded by

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  • 12mm to 25mm Animal size

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