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Noctuidae and ErebidaeCalyptra minuticornis

Vampire Moth at Guerilla Bay, NSW

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Calyptra minuticornis at Guerilla Bay, NSW - 15 Mar 2019
Calyptra minuticornis at Guerilla Bay, NSW - 15 Mar 2019
Calyptra minuticornis at Guerilla Bay, NSW - 15 Mar 2019
Calyptra minuticornis at Guerilla Bay, NSW - 15 Mar 2019

Identification history

Noctuidae and Erebidae Calyptra minuticornis 1 Apr 2019 ibaird
Noctuidae and Erebidae Calyptra minuticornis 21 Mar 2019 ibaird
Androchela camptodes 20 Mar 2019 jbromilow50

Author's notes

Nacophorini -Hooked Cape Moth

1 comment

ibaird wrote:
   21 Mar 2019
Known as the Vampire Moth this species can pierce fruit to suck the juice. Other species in this genus elsewhere are known to suck blood from animals. It occurs in SE Asia (Borneo, Cambodia, Japan, New Guinea,Taiwan, and Thailand,as well as in Australia (QLD NSW).

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Nearby Sightings

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Anthochaera chrysoptera (Little Wattlebird) at Guerilla Bay, NSW - 17 Aug 2019 Helicoverpa Sp. at Guerilla Bay, NSW - 30 Mar 2019 Unidentified Moth (TBC) at Guerilla Bay, NSW - 30 Mar 2019 GRYLLACRIDIDAE (TBC) at Guerilla Bay, NSW - 29 Mar 2019 Eriophora transmarina (TBC) at Guerilla Bay, NSW - 29 Mar 2019 Coryphistes ruricola (TBC) at Guerilla Bay, NSW - 16 Mar 2019 Isopeda sp. (TBC) at Guerilla Bay, NSW - 15 Mar 2019 Miturga sp. (TBC) at Guerilla Bay, NSW - 15 Mar 2019 Scutigeridae sp. (family) (TBC) at Guerilla Bay, NSW - 15 Mar 2019 Oriolus sagittatus (Olive-backed Oriole) at Guerilla Bay, NSW - 15 Mar 2019 Zeuctophlebia squalidata (Forest Heath Moth) at Guerilla Bay, NSW - 15 Mar 2019 Acrida conica (TBC) at Guerilla Bay, NSW - 15 Mar 2019 Argiope keyserlingi (St Andrew's Cross Spider) at Guerilla Bay, NSW - 15 Mar 2019 Phonognatha graeffei (TBC) at Guerilla Bay, NSW - 26 Feb 2019 Xylorycta sp.(genus) (A Xyloryctine moth) at Guerilla Bay, NSW - 26 Feb 2019 Eriophora transmarina (Garden orb-weaver) at Guerilla Bay, NSW - 26 Feb 2019 Unidentified Noctuidae and Erebidae (TBC) at Guerilla Bay, NSW - 26 Feb 2019 Phelotis cognata (Long-fringed Bark Moth) at Guerilla Bay, NSW - 26 Feb 2019 Calathusa hypotherma (Calathusa hypotherma) at Guerilla Bay, NSW - 25 Feb 2019 Calathusa sp. (Calathusa sp.(genus)) at Guerilla Bay, NSW - 25 Feb 2019
Anthochaera chrysoptera (Little Wattlebird) at Guerilla Bay, NSW - 17 Aug 2019
Helicoverpa Sp. at Guerilla Bay, NSW - 30 Mar 2019
Unidentified Moth (TBC) at Guerilla Bay, NSW - 30 Mar 2019
GRYLLACRIDIDAE (TBC) at Guerilla Bay, NSW - 29 Mar 2019
Eriophora transmarina (TBC) at Guerilla Bay, NSW - 29 Mar 2019
Coryphistes ruricola (TBC) at Guerilla Bay, NSW - 16 Mar 2019
Isopeda sp. (TBC) at Guerilla Bay, NSW - 15 Mar 2019
Miturga sp. (TBC) at Guerilla Bay, NSW - 15 Mar 2019
Scutigeridae sp. (family) (TBC) at Guerilla Bay, NSW - 15 Mar 2019
Oriolus sagittatus (Olive-backed Oriole) at Guerilla Bay, NSW - 15 Mar 2019
Zeuctophlebia squalidata (Forest Heath Moth) at Guerilla Bay, NSW - 15 Mar 2019
Acrida conica (TBC) at Guerilla Bay, NSW - 15 Mar 2019
Argiope keyserlingi (St Andrew's Cross Spider) at Guerilla Bay, NSW - 15 Mar 2019
Phonognatha graeffei (TBC) at Guerilla Bay, NSW - 26 Feb 2019
Xylorycta sp.(genus) (A Xyloryctine moth) at Guerilla Bay, NSW - 26 Feb 2019
Eriophora transmarina (Garden orb-weaver) at Guerilla Bay, NSW - 26 Feb 2019
Unidentified Noctuidae and Erebidae (TBC) at Guerilla Bay, NSW - 26 Feb 2019
Phelotis cognata (Long-fringed Bark Moth) at Guerilla Bay, NSW - 26 Feb 2019
Calathusa hypotherma (Calathusa hypotherma) at Guerilla Bay, NSW - 25 Feb 2019
Calathusa sp. (Calathusa sp.(genus)) at Guerilla Bay, NSW - 25 Feb 2019

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Location

Location information

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 Abundance
  • 15 Mar 2019 7:45 PM Recorded on
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