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Metura elongatus

Saunders' Case Moth at Doonan, QLD

Metura elongatus at Doonan, QLD - 24 Jul 2019
Metura elongatus at Doonan, QLD - 24 Jul 2019
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Identification history

Metura elongatus 29 Jul 2019 DonnaTomkinson
Metura elongatus 25 Jul 2019 michaelb
Unidentified 24 Jul 2019 JBudgie

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3 comments

JBudgie wrote:
   25 Jul 2019
Bagworm moth cocoon?
michaelb wrote:
   25 Jul 2019
Yes, possibly Metura elongatus, Saunders' Case Moth, see:
https://www.brisbaneinsects.com/brisbane_moths/LargeBagworm.htm
michaelb wrote:
   26 Jul 2019
Species added to taxonomy ready for confirmation by local expert.

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Euploea core (Common Crow Butterfly, Oleander Butterfly) at Doonan, QLD - 8 Feb 2020 by JBudgie
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Murraya paniculata (Orange jessamine) at Doonan, QLD - 23 Jul 2019 by JBudgie
Cacatua galerita (Sulphur-crested Cockatoo) at Doonan, QLD - 22 Jul 2019 by JBudgie
Tetragonula carbonaria (Stingless Bee) at Doonan, QLD - 19 Jul 2019 by JBudgie
Trichosurus vulpecula (Common Brushtail Possum) at Doonan, QLD - 21 Feb 2019 by JBudgie
Euploea core (Common Crow Butterfly, Oleander Butterfly) at Doonan, QLD - 29 Jan 2019 by JBudgie
Isopeda sp.(genus) (Huntsman Spider) at Doonan, QLD - 28 Jan 2019 by JBudgie
Litoria wilcoxii (Stony-Creek Frog) at Doonan, QLD - 15 Jan 2019 by JBudgie
Xylotrupes ulysses australicus (Rhinoceros Beetle) at Doonan, QLD - 29 Dec 2018 by JBudgie
Extatosoma tiaratum (Giant prickly stick insect, Macleay's spectre) at Doonan, QLD - 2 Nov 2018 by JBudgie
Demansia psammophis (Yellow-faced Whip Snake) at Doonan, QLD - 22 Sep 2018 by JBudgie
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Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 - 3 Abundance
  • 24 Jul 2019 04:36 PM Recorded on
  • JBudgie Recorded by
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