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Cossid moth (♂)

Endoxyla lichenea


A medium sized Cossid moth at 45mm with typical 'cracked' patterns in mid grey and some black parts on upper wings which might help with species. Hind wings not photographed but a tyre lever revealed a similar mid grey.


Resting under strong lights at a local used car yard late at night.


Not many records of this one.
ID thanks to Cathy Powers and Peter Marriott.

No species ID suggestions

Victoria, Australia

Lat: -37.89, Long: 145.31

Spotted on Jan 11, 2014
Submitted on Jan 13, 2014

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Endoxyla sp. Wood Moth Endoxyla sp. Wattle Goat Moth

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