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Long-nosed epidemia Moth

Epidesmia hypenaria

Description:

Very long nose ...beautiful light tan colour flecked with black specks ..dark black lined pattern identical on each wing ..6 small black dots ..a rippled pattern toward the end of the wing ..with fringing/fraying effect right on the tips.

Habitat:

Resting in long grass in a local reserve.

Notes:

Picture at below link is a better example and closer to the one i found than Tas Insects photo. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Epidesmia_h...

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1 Comment

Leuba Ridgway
Leuba Ridgway 6 years ago

I am impressed with that nose - nice spotting Charlie !

CharliePrice
Spotted by
CharliePrice

Launceston, Tasmania, Australia

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

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