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Mini owlet moth

Mataeomera mesotaenia


This triangle-shaped moth had fawn coloured wings with dark submarginal areas with small dark spots along the anterior margins. The mid wing region also had a broad brown band. Wingspan was about 20 mm.


Attracted to bright garden lights on a warm night.


This moth is also commonly called large scale-moth. Not able to find any information on it.
Family: Erebidae
Subfamily: Acontiinae

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Leuba Ridgway
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Leuba Ridgway

Victoria, Australia

Lat: -37.90, Long: 145.31

Spotted on Dec 12, 2018
Submitted on Dec 13, 2018

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