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Oxycanus dirempta

Variable Oxycanus at O'Connor, ACT

Oxycanus dirempta at O'Connor, ACT - 29 Apr 2022
Oxycanus dirempta at O'Connor, ACT - 29 Apr 2022
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Identification history

Oxycanus dirempta 1 May 2022 donhe
Oxycanus dirempta 30 Apr 2022 ibaird

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Attracted to UV light at night (50w Gecko).

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Nearby sightings

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Metasia pharisalis (A Crambid moth) at O'Connor, ACT - 29 Apr 2022 by ibaird Chloroclystis catastreptes (Green and Brown Carpet) at O'Connor, ACT - 22 Mar 2022 by ibaird Glyphipterix perimetalla (Five-bar Sedge-moth) at O'Connor, ACT - 22 Mar 2022 by ibaird Lichenaula (genus) at O'Connor, ACT - 11 Mar 2022 by ibaird Lymantriinae (subfamily) (Unidentified tussock moths) at O'Connor, ACT - 2 Jun 2021 by ibaird Ectropis (genus) (An engrailed moth) at O'Connor, ACT - 27 Nov 2019 by ibaird Compsotropha selenias (A Concealer moth) at O'Connor, ACT - 29 Jan 2019 by ibaird Dasygnathus trituberculatus (Rhinoceros beetle) at O'Connor, ACT - 29 Jan 2019 by ibaird Euproctis marginalis (Euproctis marginalis) at O'Connor, ACT - 3 Dec 2018 by ibaird Anestia (genus) (A tiger moth) at O'Connor, ACT - 3 Dec 2018 by ibaird Gastrinodes argoplaca (Cryptic Bark Moth) at O'Connor, ACT - 3 Dec 2018 by ibaird Pseudanapaea (genus) (A cup moth) at O'Connor, ACT - 1 Dec 2018 by ibaird Cryptoptila immersana (A Tortricid moth) at O'Connor, ACT - 29 Nov 2018 by ibaird Armactica conchidia (Conchidia Moth) at O'Connor, ACT - 19 Nov 2018 by ibaird Barea (genus) (A concealer moth) at O'Connor, ACT - 19 Nov 2018 by ibaird Philobota philostaura at O'Connor, ACT - 18 Nov 2018 by ibaird Heliocausta undescribed species (A concealer moth) at O'Connor, ACT - 18 Nov 2018 by ibaird Faveria tritalis (Couchgrass Webworm) at O'Connor, ACT - 1 Jan 2018 by ibaird Anoplognathus sp. (genus) (Unidentified Christmas beetle) at O'Connor, ACT - 28 Dec 2016 by ibaird Yoyetta robertsonae (Clicking Ambertail) at O'Connor, ACT - 5 Dec 2016 by ibaird Oxyopes sp. (genus) (Lynx spider) at O'Connor, ACT - 3 Dec 2016 by ibaird Leucopaxillus cerealis at O'Connor, ACT - 6 Oct 2016 by ibaird Lampides boeticus (Long-tailed Pea-blue) at O'Connor, ACT - 10 Oct 2015 by ibaird
Metasia pharisalis (A Crambid moth) at O'Connor, ACT - 29 Apr 2022 by ibaird
Chloroclystis catastreptes (Green and Brown Carpet) at O'Connor, ACT - 22 Mar 2022 by ibaird
Glyphipterix perimetalla (Five-bar Sedge-moth) at O'Connor, ACT - 22 Mar 2022 by ibaird
Lichenaula (genus) at O'Connor, ACT - 11 Mar 2022 by ibaird
Lymantriinae (subfamily) (Unidentified tussock moths) at O'Connor, ACT - 2 Jun 2021 by ibaird
Ectropis (genus) (An engrailed moth) at O'Connor, ACT - 27 Nov 2019 by ibaird
Compsotropha selenias (A Concealer moth) at O'Connor, ACT - 29 Jan 2019 by ibaird
Dasygnathus trituberculatus (Rhinoceros beetle) at O'Connor, ACT - 29 Jan 2019 by ibaird
Euproctis marginalis (Euproctis marginalis) at O'Connor, ACT - 3 Dec 2018 by ibaird
Anestia (genus) (A tiger moth) at O'Connor, ACT - 3 Dec 2018 by ibaird
Gastrinodes argoplaca (Cryptic Bark Moth) at O'Connor, ACT - 3 Dec 2018 by ibaird
Pseudanapaea (genus) (A cup moth) at O'Connor, ACT - 1 Dec 2018 by ibaird
Cryptoptila immersana (A Tortricid moth) at O'Connor, ACT - 29 Nov 2018 by ibaird
Armactica conchidia (Conchidia Moth) at O'Connor, ACT - 19 Nov 2018 by ibaird
Barea (genus) (A concealer moth) at O'Connor, ACT - 19 Nov 2018 by ibaird
Philobota philostaura at O'Connor, ACT - 18 Nov 2018 by ibaird
Heliocausta undescribed species (A concealer moth) at O'Connor, ACT - 18 Nov 2018 by ibaird
Faveria tritalis (Couchgrass Webworm) at O'Connor, ACT - 1 Jan 2018 by ibaird
Anoplognathus sp. (genus) (Unidentified Christmas beetle) at O'Connor, ACT - 28 Dec 2016 by ibaird
Yoyetta robertsonae (Clicking Ambertail) at O'Connor, ACT - 5 Dec 2016 by ibaird
Oxyopes sp. (genus) (Lynx spider) at O'Connor, ACT - 3 Dec 2016 by ibaird
Leucopaxillus cerealis at O'Connor, ACT - 6 Oct 2016 by ibaird
Lampides boeticus (Long-tailed Pea-blue) at O'Connor, ACT - 10 Oct 2015 by ibaird

Location information

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 Abundance
  • 29 Apr 2022 09:48 PM Recorded on
  • ibaird Recorded by

Additional information

  • 25mm to 50mm Animal size
  • Male Gender

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