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Pyralid Moth

Scenedra decoratalis


This moth had a wing span of 20 mm. Typical to this species, it stood on it's front legs holding it's up-curved abdomen in the air with the apices of the fore wings resting on either side.
The wings were a mix of grey and brown with thin wavy lines. The costa had white markings down the whole length,


Spotted under bright garden light.


Larvae of this species are agricultural pests. Family: Pyralidae

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Leuba Ridgway
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Leuba Ridgway

Victoria, Australia

Lat: -37.90, Long: 145.31

Spotted on Feb 7, 2018
Submitted on Feb 8, 2018

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