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Tortricid Moth

Glyphidoptera insignana

Description:

A very small attractive brown moth with a wing span of 15 mm. It seemed to rest with its wings tented showing a scattering of deep rich red spots with white outlines. The largest of these spots was on the middle of each fore wing's e inner margin and when at rest these spots looked like a transverse band of red.
The spots at the base of the wings coloured an erectile tuft.

Habitat:

Spotted under bright garden lights - warm night

Notes:

Larvae of these species were found feeding on Myrtaceae.
Family: Tortricidae Subfamily: Tortricinae

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Leuba Ridgway
Spotted by
Leuba Ridgway

Victoria, Australia

Lat: -37.90, Long: 145.31

Spotted on Mar 9, 2018
Submitted on Mar 10, 2018

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