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Long-horned Moth

Crocanthes glycina

Description:

This arrow-head shaped moth was small with a wing span of about 15 mm. The Costal margin was edged with a thin brown line and the posterior half of each fore wing was brown with a pale yellow patch in each wing. The out-stretched antennae were thin and long giving this species it's name of "long horn"

Habitat:

Attracted to bright garden lights - warm humid night.

Notes:

Found in Tasmania, Victoria and the Australian Capital Territory.
Family: Lecithoceridae

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Leuba Ridgway
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Leuba Ridgway

Victoria, Australia

Lat: -37.90, Long: 145.31

Spotted on Feb 9, 2018
Submitted on Feb 10, 2018

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