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Apple Looper - female

Phrissogonus laticostata

Description:

A small moth with a wingspan of about 20 mm and brown and white wavy bands.

Habitat:

Spotted in sport field near native trees. Occurrence record: http://bie.ala.org.au/species/Phrissogon...

Notes:

My thanks to Donald Hobern for correcting the ID. Family: Geometridae Subfamily: Larentiinae

1 Species ID Suggestions

dhobern
dhobern 6 years ago
Apple looper
Phrissogonus laticostata Phrissogonus laticostata | Atlas of Living Australia


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3 Comments

dhobern
dhobern 6 years ago

You are most welcome.

Leuba Ridgway
Leuba Ridgway 6 years ago

Thank you so much for looking at this spotting Donald Hobern. I will amend the ID.

dhobern
dhobern 6 years ago

This is actually a female Phrissogonus laticostata

Leuba Ridgway
Spotted by
Leuba Ridgway

Victoria, Australia

Spotted on Sep 3, 2013
Submitted on Sep 4, 2013

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