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Cossid Moth 7 - male

Sympycnodes epicycla

Description:

A small Cossid moth about 16 to 18 mm long. Fore wings were a plae grey broekn by short wavy black lines. Each wing showed a black spot near the costa, which are clearly visible from above (dorsal view), Hind wings were a darker grey but plain. The antennae were feathery -male.

Habitat:

Spotted under bright lights across a national park

Notes:

Formerly called Endoxyla epicycla Family: Cossidae

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Leuba Ridgway
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Leuba Ridgway

Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Lat: -37.89, Long: 145.31

Spotted on Jan 11, 2014
Submitted on Jan 11, 2014

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