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Twisted moth

Aglaopus pyrrhata

Description:

Wing span about 30mm. At rest the wings are held twisted revealing a picture below and looking like a crumpled leaf from above.

Habitat:

Attracted to strong night lights at a local used car yard.

Notes:

Thyrididae http://www.lepbarcoding.org/australia/sp...

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Mark Ridgway
Spotted by
Mark Ridgway

Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Lat: -37.89, Long: 145.31

Spotted on Jan 27, 2014
Submitted on Jan 28, 2014

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