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Erebid Moth

Diatenes aglossoides


An erebid moth with purple tinged beige wings with thin squiggly brown lines. Wing span was about 40 mm. The hind wings were slightly paler and each wing had a distinct dark spot. Costa showed dark specks.


Attracted to bright garden lights - warm night


Larvae of this species live on wattle. Pupae have been found in borer holes under loose bark.
Family: Erebidae

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Leuba Ridgway
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Leuba Ridgway

Victoria, Australia

Spotted on Jan 11, 2019
Submitted on Jan 13, 2019

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