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Golden Leaf Moth

Wingia aurata

Description:

This beautiful Wingia moth had a wing span of 20 mm. Wings were tented and narrow with up-turned trailing margins. The head and palps were a golden yellow. The thorax was a pale pink and golden wings darkened to a deep brown in the marginal area.

Habitat:

Attracted to bright lights in a suburban garden n a warm night.

Notes:

Larvae feed on eucalyptus leaves.
Family: Oecophoridae
Wingia group

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Leuba Ridgway
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Leuba Ridgway

Victoria, Australia

Spotted on Jan 11, 2018
Submitted on Jan 15, 2018

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