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Wingia Moth -2

Ptyoptila matutinella


This moth is the same species as the one in the previous spotting but the colour varied. The fore wings were pearly with a purplish tinge becoming brown towards the trailing margins.
This moth also had two faint dark spots in the mid region of each fore wing.
The thorax showed a crest.


Spotted the night before the other Wingia - attracted to bright lights in the garden.


Family: Oecophoridae Wingia Group

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Leuba Ridgway
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Leuba Ridgway

Victoria, Australia

Spotted on Jan 5, 2018
Submitted on Jan 12, 2018

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