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Noctuid Moth

Proteuxoa porphyrescens

Description:

A dark moth with a wing span of about 40 mm. Wings had a single spot of rust brown on each wing. Wings were tented while at rest. Thorax was covered with short dense setae.

Habitat:

Attracted to bright garden lights on a warm night.

Notes:

This appears to be the season for this genus. There were other species alos seen on the night.
http://www.bowerbird.org.au/observations...
Family: Noctuidae
Subfamily: Amphipyrinae

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Leuba Ridgway
Spotted by
Leuba Ridgway

Victoria, Australia

Lat: -37.90, Long: 145.31

Spotted on Feb 26, 2019
Submitted on Feb 27, 2019

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