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Fairy or longhorn moth

Nemophora sp.

Description:

Tiny moth about 10mm long with multi-hued glossy or metallic patches on the forewings. Also antennae about twice the length of the wings.

Habitat:

Hiding in the flowers of Goodenia in a local national park.

Notes:

Also called longhorn moths. This one has been seen several times now but apparently not described yet.
https://bie.ala.org.au/species/urn:lsid:...

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2 Comments

maplemoth662
maplemoth662 a year ago

A beautiful moth, with beautiful colors....

Christine Y.
Christine Y. a year ago

Beautiful moth. Love the iridescent colors.

Mark Ridgway
Spotted by
Mark Ridgway

Victoria, Australia

Lat: -37.89, Long: 145.32

Spotted on Nov 4, 2017
Submitted on Nov 5, 2017

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