Pholodes sinistraria

Sinister or Frilled Bark Moth at Higgins, ACT

Pholodes sinistraria at Higgins, ACT - 21 Oct 2023
Pholodes sinistraria at Higgins, ACT - 21 Oct 2023
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Identification history

Pholodes sinistraria 2 Jan 2024 ibaird
Pholodes sinistraria 2 Jan 2024 DianneClarke
Melanodes anthracitaria 5 Nov 2023 donhe
Melanodes anthracitaria 5 Nov 2023 AlisonMilton

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DianneClarke wrote:
   2 Jan 2024
Patterns and antennae look more like Pholodes sinistraria to me. I have been seeing upwards of 20 male Melanodes anthracitaria on recent nights and none have had those shape antennae.

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Ocirrhoe unimaculata (Green Stink Bug) at Higgins, ACT - 22 Jan 2024 by AlisonMilton
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Phalaenoides glycinae (Grapevine Moth) at Higgins, ACT - 19 Jan 2024 by AlisonMilton
Porela delineata (Lined Porela) at Higgins, ACT - 19 Jan 2024 by AlisonMilton
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Alisterus scapularis (Australian King-Parrot) at Higgins, ACT - 10 Jan 2024 by AlisonMilton
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Mallada traviatus (Goldeneye Lacewing) at Higgins, ACT - 10 Jan 2024 by AlisonMilton
Atesta stigmosa (Longhorn or Longicorn beetle) at Higgins, ACT - 10 Jan 2024 by AlisonMilton
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Meranda susialis (Three-lined Snout) at Higgins, ACT - 9 Jan 2024 by AlisonMilton
Australoactina sp. (genus) (Soldier fly) at Higgins, ACT - 8 Jan 2024 by AlisonMilton
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Platypezidae sp. (family) (Unidentified platypezid fly) at Higgins, ACT - 8 Jan 2024 by AlisonMilton
Illeis galbula (Fungus-eating Ladybird) at Higgins, ACT - 8 Jan 2024 by AlisonMilton
Galanga labeculata (Double-spotted cicada) at Higgins, ACT - 7 Jan 2024 by AlisonMilton
Ardices curvata (Crimson Tiger Moth) at Higgins, ACT - 7 Jan 2024 by AlisonMilton
Dasygnathus sp. (Rhinoceros beetle) at Higgins, ACT - 5 Jan 2024 by AlisonMilton
Argoctenus sp. (genus) (Wandering ghost spider) at Higgins, ACT - 3 Jan 2024 by AlisonMilton
Papilio aegeus (Orchard Swallowtail, Large Citrus Butterfly) at Higgins, ACT - 2 Jan 2024 by AlisonMilton
Caedicia simplex (Common Garden Katydid) at Higgins, ACT - 2 Jan 2024 by AlisonMilton
Anzora unicolor (Grey Planthopper) at Higgins, ACT - 2 Jan 2024 by AlisonMilton
Stenocotis depressa (Leafhopper) at Higgins, ACT - 2 Jan 2024 by AlisonMilton
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Euryopis umbilicata (Striped tick spider) at Higgins, ACT - 2 Jan 2024 by AlisonMilton
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Odontomyia hunteri (Soldier fly) at Higgins, ACT - 1 Jan 2024 by AlisonMilton
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Dicranolaius bellulus (Red and Blue Pollen Beetle) at Higgins, ACT - 1 Jan 2024 by AlisonMilton
Tenodera australasiae (Purple-winged mantid) at Higgins, ACT - 1 Jan 2024 by AlisonMilton
Australothis rubrescens (Indian Weed Caterpillar) at Higgins, ACT - 28 Dec 2023 by AlisonMilton
Tipanaea patulella (A Crambid moth) at Higgins, ACT - 28 Dec 2023 by AlisonMilton
Cyclocephala signaticollis (Argentinian scarab) at Higgins, ACT - 28 Dec 2023 by AlisonMilton
Phyllotocus macleayi (Nectar scarab) at Higgins, ACT - 28 Dec 2023 by AlisonMilton
Trichophthalma punctata (Tangle-vein fly) at Higgins, ACT - 25 Dec 2023 by AlisonMilton
Dicranolaius bellulus (Red and Blue Pollen Beetle) at Higgins, ACT - 25 Dec 2023 by AlisonMilton
Agonoscelis rutila (Horehound bug) at Higgins, ACT - 25 Dec 2023 by AlisonMilton
Maratus griseus (Jumping spider) at Higgins, ACT - 24 Dec 2023 by AlisonMilton
Siphanta acuta (Green planthopper, Torpedo bug) at Higgins, ACT - 21 Dec 2023 by AlisonMilton
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Cosmodes elegans (Green Blotched Moth) at Higgins, ACT - 18 Dec 2023 by AlisonMilton
Tortricopsis pyroptis (A Concealer moth (Wingia Group)) at Higgins, ACT - 18 Dec 2023 by AlisonMilton
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Hippotion scrofa (Coprosma Hawk Moth) at Higgins, ACT - 15 Dec 2023 by AlisonMilton
Amegilla sp. (genus) (Blue Banded Bee) at Higgins, ACT - 14 Dec 2023 by AlisonMilton
Phyllotocus navicularis (Nectar scarab) at Higgins, ACT - 12 Dec 2023 by AlisonMilton
Heteronympha merope (Common Brown Butterfly) at Higgins, ACT - 12 Dec 2023 by AlisonMilton
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Mordella sydneyana (Pintail Beetle) at Higgins, ACT - 12 Dec 2023 by AlisonMilton
Nisotra sp. (genus) (Flea beetle) at Higgins, ACT - 12 Dec 2023 by AlisonMilton
Notoncus capitatus (An epaulet ant) at Higgins, ACT - 11 Dec 2023 by AlisonMilton
Eleale pulchra (Clerid beetle) at Higgins, ACT - 11 Dec 2023 by AlisonMilton
Dicranolaius bellulus (Red and Blue Pollen Beetle) at Higgins, ACT - 11 Dec 2023 by AlisonMilton
Oxyopes sp. (genus) (Lynx spider) at Higgins, ACT - 11 Dec 2023 by AlisonMilton
Braconidae sp. (family) (Unidentified braconid wasp) at Higgins, ACT - 11 Dec 2023 by AlisonMilton
Poecilohetaerus aquilus (A lauxaniid fly) at Higgins, ACT - 11 Dec 2023 by AlisonMilton
Opisthoncus grassator (Jumping spider) at Higgins, ACT - 11 Dec 2023 by AlisonMilton
Cuspicona simplex (Green potato bug) at Higgins, ACT - 11 Dec 2023 by AlisonMilton
Chauliognathus lugubris (Plague Soldier Beetle) at Higgins, ACT - 11 Dec 2023 by AlisonMilton
Oxyopes sp. (genus) (Lynx spider) at Higgins, ACT - 11 Dec 2023 by AlisonMilton
Apis mellifera (European honey bee) at Higgins, ACT - 11 Dec 2023 by AlisonMilton
Lucilia sp. (genus) (A blowfly) at Higgins, ACT - 11 Dec 2023 by AlisonMilton
Aethina sp. (genus) (Sap beetle) at Higgins, ACT - 11 Dec 2023 by AlisonMilton
Aporocera (Aporocera) cyanipennis (Leaf beetle) at Higgins, ACT - 11 Dec 2023 by AlisonMilton
Sapromyza brunneovittata (A lauxid fly) at Higgins, ACT - 11 Dec 2023 by AlisonMilton
Hoshihananomia leucosticta (Pintail or Tumbling flower beetle) at Higgins, ACT - 11 Dec 2023 by AlisonMilton
Micraspis frenata (Striped Ladybird) at Higgins, ACT - 11 Dec 2023 by AlisonMilton
Ichneumonidae (family) (Unidentified ichneumon wasp) at Higgins, ACT - 10 Dec 2023 by AlisonMilton
Porrostoma rhipidium (Long-nosed Lycid (Net-winged) beetle) at Higgins, ACT - 10 Dec 2023 by AlisonMilton
Sidnia kinbergi (Australian crop mirid) at Higgins, ACT - 10 Dec 2023 by AlisonMilton

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  • 21 Oct 2023 04:54 AM Recorded on
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