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Oxycanus dirempta at Wonboyn, NSW

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Oxycanus dirempta at Wonboyn, NSW - 12 May 2018
Oxycanus dirempta at Wonboyn, NSW - 12 May 2018
Oxycanus dirempta at Wonboyn, NSW - 12 May 2018

Identification history

Common moth Oxycanus dirempta 16 May 2018 GlennCocking
Common moth Oxycanus dirempta 13 May 2018 Paul Whitington

Author's notes

The images show 5 of the 22 different individual moths sighted on the same evening on various windows of our house. Very different patterning on the wings but if my identification of these moths as Oxycanus dirempta (Variable Oxycanus) is correct, this is to be expected!

2 comments

   16 May 2018
I think the fourth one may be O. silvanus. Do the antennal rami look l;onger to you?
   17 May 2018
Yes. The rami on the fourth one are longer than the others and are broad to the tip of the antenna, which would fit with O. silvanus. I will remove the image of this fourth moth and make a new posting of it.

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Nearby Sightings

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Iridomyrmex sp. (TBC) at Wonboyn, NSW - 22 Jan 2019 Orthetrum villosovittatum at Wonboyn, NSW - 22 Jan 2019 Egernia saxatilis intermedia at Wonboyn, NSW - 21 Jan 2019 Psednura pedestris at Wonboyn, NSW - 20 Jan 2019 Psednura pedestris at Wonboyn, NSW - 20 Jan 2019 Villa sp. at Wonboyn, NSW - 16 Jan 2019 Candovia aberrata at Wonboyn, NSW - 15 Jan 2019 Lamprima aurata at Wonboyn, NSW - 13 Jan 2019 Aglaosoma variegata at Wonboyn, NSW - 12 Jan 2019 Coequosa triangularis at Wonboyn, NSW - 9 Jan 2019 Merrinella tandanya at Wonboyn, NSW - 8 Jan 2019 Conocephalus sp. at Wonboyn, NSW - 8 Jan 2019 Candovia aberrata at Wonboyn, NSW - 8 Jan 2019 Diplacodes haematodes at Wonboyn, NSW - 7 Jan 2019 Austroboletus sp. at Wonboyn, NSW - 6 Jan 2019 Boletellus emodensis at Wonboyn, NSW - 6 Jan 2019 Gastrimargus musicus at Wonboyn, NSW - 6 Jan 2019 Adversaeschna brevistyla at Wonboyn, NSW - 2 Jan 2019 Argiope keyserlingi at Wonboyn, NSW - 2 Jan 2019 TIPHIIDAE sp. at Wonboyn, NSW - 2 Jan 2019 Limnodynastes peronii at Wonboyn, NSW - 1 Jan 2019 Pseudechis porphyriacus at Wonboyn, NSW - 1 Jan 2019 Microtis unifolia at Wonboyn, NSW - 29 Dec 2018 Comocrus behri at Wonboyn, NSW - 28 Dec 2018 Melanodes anthracitaria at Wonboyn, NSW - 28 Dec 2018 Malurus cyaneus at Wonboyn, NSW - 23 Dec 2018 Xerochrysum bracteatum at Wonboyn, NSW - 22 Dec 2018 Cacomantis flabelliformis at Wonboyn, NSW - 22 Dec 2018 Rhopaea verrauxii at Wonboyn, NSW - 18 Dec 2018 Isopeda montana at Wonboyn, NSW - 18 Dec 2018 Limnodynastes peronii at Wonboyn, NSW - 17 Dec 2018 Tisiphone abeona at Wonboyn, NSW - 16 Dec 2018 Candalides hyacinthinus at Wonboyn, NSW - 15 Dec 2018 Delena cancerides at Wonboyn, NSW - 15 Dec 2018 Candalides hyacinthinus at Wonboyn, NSW - 15 Dec 2018 Argiope keyserlingi at Wonboyn, NSW - 15 Dec 2018 Paralucia aurifer at Wonboyn, NSW - 15 Dec 2018 Amegilla sp. at Wonboyn, NSW - 15 Dec 2018 Orthetrum caledonicum at Wonboyn, NSW - 10 Dec 2018 Castiarina scalaris at Wonboyn, NSW - 10 Dec 2018 Candalides xanthospilos at Wonboyn, NSW - 30 Nov 2018 Pteryperga sp. (genus) at Wonboyn, NSW - 29 Nov 2018 Taxeotis perlinearia at Wonboyn, NSW - 29 Nov 2018 Platagarista macleayi at Wonboyn, NSW - 25 Nov 2018 Castiarina scalaris at Wonboyn, NSW - 19 Nov 2018 Tipanaea patulella at Wonboyn, NSW - 19 Nov 2018 Neochmia temporalis at Wonboyn, NSW - 19 Nov 2018 Coequosa triangularis at Wonboyn, NSW - 18 Nov 2018 Toxidia doubledayi at Wonboyn, NSW - 16 Nov 2018 Hypocysta metirius at Wonboyn, NSW - 16 Nov 2018 Neolucia mathewi at Wonboyn, NSW - 16 Nov 2018 Vanessa kershawi at Wonboyn, NSW - 16 Nov 2018 Paralucia aurifer at Wonboyn, NSW - 16 Nov 2018 Neolucia agricola at Wonboyn, NSW - 16 Nov 2018 Mordellidae sp. (family) at Wonboyn, NSW - 16 Nov 2018 Holconia immanis at Wonboyn, NSW - 14 Nov 2018 Crinia signifera at Wonboyn, NSW - 14 Nov 2018 Litoria peronii at Wonboyn, NSW - 14 Nov 2018 Ochrogaster lunifer at Wonboyn, NSW - 13 Nov 2018 Paralucia aurifer at Wonboyn, NSW - 13 Nov 2018 Ocybadistes walkeri (TBC) at Wonboyn, NSW - 13 Nov 2018 Candalides xanthospilos at Wonboyn, NSW - 13 Nov 2018 Neolucia mathewi at Wonboyn, NSW - 13 Nov 2018 Litoria ewingii at Wonboyn, NSW - 22 Aug 2018 Aulacocyclus edentulus at Wonboyn, NSW - 21 Aug 2018 Scioglyptis chionomera at Wonboyn, NSW - 14 Aug 2018 Litoria ewingii at Wonboyn, NSW - 14 Aug 2018 Pharochilus punctiger at Wonboyn, NSW - 13 Aug 2018 Calyptorhynchus lathami at Wonboyn, NSW - 4 Aug 2018 Cracticus torquatus at Wonboyn, NSW - 1 Aug 2018 Calyptorhynchus lathami at Wonboyn, NSW - 30 Jul 2018 Zoothera lunulata at Wonboyn, NSW - 24 Jul 2018 Laxta friedmani at Wonboyn, NSW - 19 Jul 2018 Hanseniella sp. at Wonboyn, NSW - 19 Jul 2018 Cryptops sp. at Wonboyn, NSW - 19 Jul 2018 Calyptorhynchus lathami at Wonboyn, NSW - 15 Jul 2018 Apotrechus unicolor at Wonboyn, NSW - 14 Jul 2018 Stereum hirsutum at Wonboyn, NSW - 25 Jun 2018 Fistulinella prunicolor at Wonboyn, NSW - 25 Jun 2018 Cortinarius archeri at Wonboyn, NSW - 25 Jun 2018 Cyptotrama asprata at Wonboyn, NSW - 24 Jun 2018 Galerina patagonica (TBC) at Wonboyn, NSW - 24 Jun 2018 Unidentified Fungus (TBC) at Wonboyn, NSW - 24 Jun 2018 Clitocybe semiocculta at Wonboyn, NSW - 24 Jun 2018 Macropus rufogriseus at Wonboyn, NSW - 21 Jun 2018 Cryptachaea gigantipes at Wonboyn, NSW - 20 Jun 2018 Hadronyche nimoola at Wonboyn, NSW - 19 Jun 2018 Cortinarius sinapicolor (TBC) at Wonboyn, NSW - 19 Jun 2018 Gymnometriocnemus nitidulus at Wonboyn, NSW - 18 Jun 2018 Hadronyche nimoola at Wonboyn, NSW - 18 Jun 2018 Neosparassus diana at Wonboyn, NSW - 18 Jun 2018 Cryptachaea gigantipes at Wonboyn, NSW - 17 Jun 2018 Oxycanus dirempta at Wonboyn, NSW - 17 Jun 2018 Tamopsis sp. at Wonboyn, NSW - 17 Jun 2018 Tremella mesenterica at Wonboyn, NSW - 15 Jun 2018 Agaricus augustus (TBC) at Wonboyn, NSW - 15 Jun 2018 Agaricus sp. at Wonboyn, NSW - 15 Jun 2018 Mycena albidofusca (TBC) at Wonboyn, NSW - 14 Jun 2018 Heterotextus miltinus (TBC) at Wonboyn, NSW - 14 Jun 2018 Cortinarius sp. at Wonboyn, NSW - 14 Jun 2018
Iridomyrmex sp. (TBC) at Wonboyn, NSW - 22 Jan 2019
Orthetrum villosovittatum at Wonboyn, NSW - 22 Jan 2019
Egernia saxatilis intermedia at Wonboyn, NSW - 21 Jan 2019
Psednura pedestris at Wonboyn, NSW - 20 Jan 2019
Psednura pedestris at Wonboyn, NSW - 20 Jan 2019
Villa sp. at Wonboyn, NSW - 16 Jan 2019
Candovia aberrata at Wonboyn, NSW - 15 Jan 2019
Lamprima aurata at Wonboyn, NSW - 13 Jan 2019
Aglaosoma variegata at Wonboyn, NSW - 12 Jan 2019
Coequosa triangularis at Wonboyn, NSW - 9 Jan 2019
Merrinella tandanya at Wonboyn, NSW - 8 Jan 2019
Conocephalus sp. at Wonboyn, NSW - 8 Jan 2019
Candovia aberrata at Wonboyn, NSW - 8 Jan 2019
Diplacodes haematodes at Wonboyn, NSW - 7 Jan 2019
Austroboletus sp. at Wonboyn, NSW - 6 Jan 2019
Boletellus emodensis at Wonboyn, NSW - 6 Jan 2019
Gastrimargus musicus at Wonboyn, NSW - 6 Jan 2019
Adversaeschna brevistyla at Wonboyn, NSW - 2 Jan 2019
Argiope keyserlingi at Wonboyn, NSW - 2 Jan 2019
TIPHIIDAE sp. at Wonboyn, NSW - 2 Jan 2019
Limnodynastes peronii at Wonboyn, NSW - 1 Jan 2019
Pseudechis porphyriacus at Wonboyn, NSW - 1 Jan 2019
Microtis unifolia at Wonboyn, NSW - 29 Dec 2018
Comocrus behri at Wonboyn, NSW - 28 Dec 2018
Melanodes anthracitaria at Wonboyn, NSW - 28 Dec 2018
Malurus cyaneus at Wonboyn, NSW - 23 Dec 2018
Xerochrysum bracteatum at Wonboyn, NSW - 22 Dec 2018
Cacomantis flabelliformis at Wonboyn, NSW - 22 Dec 2018
Rhopaea verrauxii at Wonboyn, NSW - 18 Dec 2018
Isopeda montana at Wonboyn, NSW - 18 Dec 2018
Limnodynastes peronii at Wonboyn, NSW - 17 Dec 2018
Tisiphone abeona at Wonboyn, NSW - 16 Dec 2018
Candalides hyacinthinus at Wonboyn, NSW - 15 Dec 2018
Delena cancerides at Wonboyn, NSW - 15 Dec 2018
Candalides hyacinthinus at Wonboyn, NSW - 15 Dec 2018
Argiope keyserlingi at Wonboyn, NSW - 15 Dec 2018
Paralucia aurifer at Wonboyn, NSW - 15 Dec 2018
Amegilla sp. at Wonboyn, NSW - 15 Dec 2018
Orthetrum caledonicum at Wonboyn, NSW - 10 Dec 2018
Castiarina scalaris at Wonboyn, NSW - 10 Dec 2018
Candalides xanthospilos at Wonboyn, NSW - 30 Nov 2018
Pteryperga sp. (genus) at Wonboyn, NSW - 29 Nov 2018
Taxeotis perlinearia at Wonboyn, NSW - 29 Nov 2018
Platagarista macleayi at Wonboyn, NSW - 25 Nov 2018
Castiarina scalaris at Wonboyn, NSW - 19 Nov 2018
Tipanaea patulella at Wonboyn, NSW - 19 Nov 2018
Neochmia temporalis at Wonboyn, NSW - 19 Nov 2018
Coequosa triangularis at Wonboyn, NSW - 18 Nov 2018
Toxidia doubledayi at Wonboyn, NSW - 16 Nov 2018
Hypocysta metirius at Wonboyn, NSW - 16 Nov 2018
Neolucia mathewi at Wonboyn, NSW - 16 Nov 2018
Vanessa kershawi at Wonboyn, NSW - 16 Nov 2018
Paralucia aurifer at Wonboyn, NSW - 16 Nov 2018
Neolucia agricola at Wonboyn, NSW - 16 Nov 2018
Mordellidae sp. (family) at Wonboyn, NSW - 16 Nov 2018
Holconia immanis at Wonboyn, NSW - 14 Nov 2018
Crinia signifera at Wonboyn, NSW - 14 Nov 2018
Litoria peronii at Wonboyn, NSW - 14 Nov 2018
Ochrogaster lunifer at Wonboyn, NSW - 13 Nov 2018
Paralucia aurifer at Wonboyn, NSW - 13 Nov 2018
Ocybadistes walkeri (TBC) at Wonboyn, NSW - 13 Nov 2018
Candalides xanthospilos at Wonboyn, NSW - 13 Nov 2018
Neolucia mathewi at Wonboyn, NSW - 13 Nov 2018
Litoria ewingii at Wonboyn, NSW - 22 Aug 2018
Aulacocyclus edentulus at Wonboyn, NSW - 21 Aug 2018
Scioglyptis chionomera at Wonboyn, NSW - 14 Aug 2018
Litoria ewingii at Wonboyn, NSW - 14 Aug 2018
Pharochilus punctiger at Wonboyn, NSW - 13 Aug 2018
Calyptorhynchus lathami at Wonboyn, NSW - 4 Aug 2018
Cracticus torquatus at Wonboyn, NSW - 1 Aug 2018
Calyptorhynchus lathami at Wonboyn, NSW - 30 Jul 2018
Zoothera lunulata at Wonboyn, NSW - 24 Jul 2018
Laxta friedmani at Wonboyn, NSW - 19 Jul 2018
Hanseniella sp. at Wonboyn, NSW - 19 Jul 2018
Cryptops sp. at Wonboyn, NSW - 19 Jul 2018
Calyptorhynchus lathami at Wonboyn, NSW - 15 Jul 2018
Apotrechus unicolor at Wonboyn, NSW - 14 Jul 2018
Stereum hirsutum at Wonboyn, NSW - 25 Jun 2018
Fistulinella prunicolor at Wonboyn, NSW - 25 Jun 2018
Cortinarius archeri at Wonboyn, NSW - 25 Jun 2018
Cyptotrama asprata at Wonboyn, NSW - 24 Jun 2018
Galerina patagonica (TBC) at Wonboyn, NSW - 24 Jun 2018
Unidentified Fungus (TBC) at Wonboyn, NSW - 24 Jun 2018
Clitocybe semiocculta at Wonboyn, NSW - 24 Jun 2018
Macropus rufogriseus at Wonboyn, NSW - 21 Jun 2018
Cryptachaea gigantipes at Wonboyn, NSW - 20 Jun 2018
Hadronyche nimoola at Wonboyn, NSW - 19 Jun 2018
Cortinarius sinapicolor (TBC) at Wonboyn, NSW - 19 Jun 2018
Gymnometriocnemus nitidulus at Wonboyn, NSW - 18 Jun 2018
Hadronyche nimoola at Wonboyn, NSW - 18 Jun 2018
Neosparassus diana at Wonboyn, NSW - 18 Jun 2018
Cryptachaea gigantipes at Wonboyn, NSW - 17 Jun 2018
Oxycanus dirempta at Wonboyn, NSW - 17 Jun 2018
Tamopsis sp. at Wonboyn, NSW - 17 Jun 2018
Tremella mesenterica at Wonboyn, NSW - 15 Jun 2018
Agaricus augustus (TBC) at Wonboyn, NSW - 15 Jun 2018
Agaricus sp. at Wonboyn, NSW - 15 Jun 2018
Mycena albidofusca (TBC) at Wonboyn, NSW - 14 Jun 2018
Heterotextus miltinus (TBC) at Wonboyn, NSW - 14 Jun 2018
Cortinarius sp. at Wonboyn, NSW - 14 Jun 2018

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