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Golden Plusia

Trichoplusia orichalcea

Description:

Gold leaf moth about 20 mm long. Thin longish antennae. Can this be the same Golden Plusia/Gold Wing spotted by Johan Heyns and C Sydes?

Habitat:

Found inside a house

Notes:

Found some gold inside my house!

2 Species ID Suggestions

DavidBoott
DavidBoott 8 years ago
Slender Burnished Brass
Diachrysia orichalcea
Golden Plusia
Trichoplusia orichalcea


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5 Comments

Chanelle
Chanelle 3 years ago

ARE THEY BREED IN NZ

Ietermagog
Ietermagog 8 years ago

Thank you David for the suggestion of Diachrysia orichalcea. I thought it seems closer to the other ID of Trichoplusia orichalcea

Ietermagog
Ietermagog 8 years ago

Thank you for the compliment Smith'sZoo!

Smith'sZoo
Smith'sZoo 8 years ago

Great series!

Johan Heyns
Johan Heyns 8 years ago

Ietermagog, it is indeed the same moth that myself and C Cydes have spotted.

Ietermagog
Spotted by
Ietermagog

Randburg, Gauteng, South Africa

Spotted on Mar 12, 2013
Submitted on Mar 12, 2013

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