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Philobota Moth

Philobota latifissella

Description:

A golden yellow moth about 11 mm long. Both costal margins were a dark brown and both forewings showed a curved brown line running up from the apices. Either side of head and thorax also appeared dark. Labial palps were curved and antennae held out.

Habitat:

Suburban garden

Notes:

Not much information on this moth. Family: Oecophoridae Subfamily: Oecophorinae

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Leuba Ridgway
Spotted by
Leuba Ridgway

Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Spotted on Oct 28, 2013
Submitted on Oct 30, 2013

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