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Owlet Moth

Dysgonia propyrrha


The head is orange, wings are brown with a whitish speckled bar across each forewing. The trailing edges of the wings are white, and there is a triangular whitish patch on the leading edge of forewings.


South coast of New South Wales, not far from Nowra.


Found and photographed on the fly-wire door of our property in November 2013. My Thanks to Mark Ridgway for identifying this moth for me.

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Steve A
Steve A 10 years ago

Thanks for the ID Mark, I would not have known where to begin!

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 10 years ago

Beautiful find Steve.

Steve A
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Steve A

New South Wales, Australia

Spotted on Nov 6, 2013
Submitted on Nov 18, 2013

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