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Splendid Ghost Moth

Aenetus ligniveren

Notes:

female

1 Species ID Suggestions

Splendid Ghost Moth
Aenetus ligniveren Aenetus ligniveren


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3 Comments

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 6 years ago

Hi Tricia. Please update with ForestDragon's suggestion. There is little doubt it is correct. Thanks.

ForestDragon
ForestDragon 7 years ago

Possibly a female Common Splendid Ghost Moth, Aenetus ligniveren. Males and females of this species are sexually dimorphic (they look different).
http://lepidoptera.butterflyhouse.com.au...

Here is a male Aenetus ligniveren from here: http://www.projectnoah.org/spottings/829...

alicelongmartin
alicelongmartin 7 years ago

Last picture is the best one! Interesting moth.

TriciaStewart
Spotted by
TriciaStewart

Victoria, Australia

Spotted on Jan 31, 2013
Submitted on Feb 5, 2013

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