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Geometrid Moth

Pingasa blanda

Description:

A larger moth, around a 4cm wingspan. Pingasa species rest with their forewings pointing forward.

Habitat:

Attracted to nightlights, located near native bushland.

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9 Comments

LeanneGardner
LeanneGardner 6 years ago

Thank you armadeus4. Thanks Mark, yes this one is quite similar to yours, really unusual feature with the wings. They look amazing.

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 6 years ago

Great find Leanne. Very similar to my cabbage patch girl. I wonder if the whole genus can dislocate their forewings like this.

armadeus.4
armadeus.4 6 years ago

Wonderful spotting of a beautiful moth! The patterns are just lovely. Thank you for sharing :)

LeanneGardner
LeanneGardner 6 years ago

Exactly SukanyaDatta. Thank you :)

SukanyaDatta
SukanyaDatta 6 years ago

Yes indeed...and that is the best part...your imaginationa nd nature. Unbeatable. Thanks for sharing.

LeanneGardner
LeanneGardner 6 years ago

It's like clouds SukanyaDatta, People all see different pictures :) It reminds me of a moth in a yoga pose!

LeanneGardner
LeanneGardner 6 years ago

Thank you Leuba! It was a lucky day for sure.

SukanyaDatta
SukanyaDatta 6 years ago

Looks like a chld's frock. :)

Leuba Ridgway
Leuba Ridgway 6 years ago

Well done Leanne ! I am yet to see one of these...lucky you !!

LeanneGardner
Spotted by
LeanneGardner

QLD, Australia

Spotted on Jan 5, 2016
Submitted on Jan 13, 2016

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