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Chezala moth

Chezala brachypepla

Description:

About 10mm long. Three brown bands on white with the forward one darker, the rear two tan coloured plus some blackish markings near the tornus.

Habitat:

Resting on a local school window at midday.

Notes:

A large within Oecophoridae.
http://bie.ala.org.au/species/urn:lsid:b...
http://www.boldsystems.org/index.php/Tax...
superfamily: GELECHIOIDEA
family: OECOPHORIDAE
subfamily: OECOPHORINAE
supertribe: Chezala group
tribe: Chezala Subgroup 7

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Mark Ridgway
Spotted by
Mark Ridgway

Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Spotted on Feb 16, 2014
Submitted on Feb 16, 2014

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