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Sodaliata Moth

Epyaxa sodaliata

Description:

Wingspan of about 30 mm. Wings had borad grey and pale bands with wavy margins. The moth was resting with its wings flat on either side.

Habitat:

Spotted under bright lights on a warm night.
This species occurs all along the coast of mainland Australia and Tasmania.

Notes:

Larvae of these moths feed on Primulacea like Scarlet Pimpernal (Anagallis arvensis) & Boraginaceae like Forget-me-Not ( Myosotis arvensis).
Family: Geometridae
https://bie.ala.org.au/species/urn:lsid:...

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Leuba Ridgway
Spotted by
Leuba Ridgway

Victoria, Australia

Lat: -37.90, Long: 145.31

Spotted on Nov 24, 2017
Submitted on Dec 2, 2017

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