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Odontiinae

Anemosa exanthes

Description:

About 20mm long. Interesting tufts on legs. Subtle tans with white patterns.

Habitat:

Attracted to lights at the edge of a local national park. Two specimens found.

Notes:

Formerly known as Drymiarcha exanthes. The genus Anemosa was previously placed in CHRYSAUGINAE; PYRALIDAE. Very cold weather recently but a single warm night drew these from the forest. Found in southern NSW and Victoria. Life cycle relatively unknown. Uncommon.
http://bie.ala.org.au/species/urn:lsid:b...
This is the female of this http://www.projectnoah.org/spottings/121...

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1 Comment

SarahWhitt
SarahWhitt a year ago

WHOAH!! That is REALLY COOL!!

Mark Ridgway
Spotted by
Mark Ridgway

Victoria, Australia

Lat: -37.89, Long: 145.31

Spotted on Sep 18, 2017
Submitted on Oct 12, 2017

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