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Barea Moth

Barea meridarcha

Description:

A striking moth with a white head and black collar. The tented fore wings were white at the base and yellow in the posterior half. Broad bands of black criss-crossed the wings at rest.
Wing span 25 mm. Labial palps were re-curved.

Habitat:

Spotted under bright garden light. Occurrence record:
https://bie.ala.org.au/species/urn:lsid:...

Notes:

Family: Oecophoridae Subfamily: Oecophorinae

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1 Comment

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 2 years ago

Nice one.

Leuba Ridgway
Spotted by
Leuba Ridgway

Victoria, Australia

Spotted on Feb 18, 2018
Submitted on Feb 18, 2018

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