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Concealer moth

Macrobathra desmotoma


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


Exploring various plants in a local nature reserve.


Macrobathra euryleuca is only known in Qld and NSW? M desmotoma has been suggested by Marilyn Hewish

1 Comment

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 9 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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