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Oecophorine Moth

Microbela epicona


An attractive moth with a wing span of about 15 mm. Fore wings were a bright yellow with deep brown submarginal areas. Each fore wing also had a brown triangular patch along the inner margin and a similar coloured patch was also seen on the yellow thorax. Labial palps were recurved.


Attracted to garden lights on a warm night.


Ths moth has been seen in South Australia and Victoria.
Family: Oecophoridae
Group: Philobota

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Leuba Ridgway
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Leuba Ridgway

Victoria, Australia

Lat: -37.90, Long: 145.31

Spotted on Oct 30, 2019
Submitted on Oct 31, 2019

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