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Concealer moth

Macrobathra desmotoma

Description:

A small banded moth with flared upturned tail. About 18mm long.

Habitat:

Exploring various plants in a local nature reserve.

Notes:

Macrobathra euryleuca is only known in Qld and NSW? M desmotoma has been suggested by Marilyn Hewish
http://bie.ala.org.au/species/Macrobathr...
http://www.boldsystems.org/index.php/Tax...

1 Comment

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 6 years ago

Thanks for that suggestion Yaniv and Sarit. Very impressive to go that far with our tiny moths! I will go with genus for the moment as the species you named has not been recorded in southern Australia but I agree it looks right.

Mark Ridgway
Spotted by
Mark Ridgway

Victoria, Australia

Spotted on Nov 15, 2014
Submitted on Nov 16, 2014

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