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Small emerald moth

Chlorocoma dichloraria

Description:

About 20mm across; no wavy patterns noticeable; grey fringe?; yellow costa; notable markings on dorsal abdomen; male....

Habitat:

In a public BBQ area within a nature reserve incorporating stringybark, acacias, pomaderris, pittosporum, assorted woody shrubs and grasses.

Notes:

family: GEOMETRIDAE subfamily: Geometrinae tribe: Geometrini genus: Chlorocoma http://bie.ala.org.au/species/Chlorocoma...

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2 Comments

lori.tas
lori.tas 7 years ago

I really like the emeralds. I have yet to see one this year.

StephenSolomons
StephenSolomons 7 years ago

nice find

Mark Ridgway
Spotted by
Mark Ridgway

Victoria, Australia

Spotted on Oct 11, 2013
Submitted on Oct 13, 2013

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