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Apple Looper

Phrissogonus laticostata

Description:

A small moth with a wing span of about 15mm. Wings had diffuse bands of brown, grey and white. The lateral projections (near the base of the wing) of the costa as can be seen in pic #3 suggest that this moth is male.

Habitat:

Spotted on a wall of a building - state forest with mixed natives. http://bie.ala.org.au/species/Phrissogon...

Notes:

Family: Geometridae Subfamily: Larentiinae The male moth always looks like it's wearing a cape ! http://morwellnp.pangaean.net/cgi-bin/sh...

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Leuba Ridgway
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Leuba Ridgway

New South Wales, Australia

Spotted on Aug 19, 2013
Submitted on Aug 22, 2013

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