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Oecophorid Moth - Wingia Group

Arachnographa micrastrella

Description:

An attractive bell-shaped moth about 15 mm long with shimmery brown wings. The costal margins were pale with evenly spaced dark specks . Each fore wing had a thin white line running from shoulder along the inner margins and sloping towards recurved apices. Each wing also had a single white spot.

Habitat:

Attracted to garden lights on a warm night

Notes:

Larvae of these moths feed on various species of plants including Cherry Ballart and Needle Hakea - both of which grown in these parts.
This moth belongs to the Wingia group of Oecophorid moths.

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Leuba Ridgway
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Leuba Ridgway

Victoria, Australia

Spotted on Oct 2, 2019
Submitted on Oct 2, 2019

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