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Oecophorine Moth

Syringoseca rhodoxantha

Description:

A small attractive red-orange moth with fine cream patterns. Wing span about 20 mm. Re-curved labial palps and long thin antennae.

Habitat:

Spotted under bright lights - suburban garden. Found in all eastern states and South Australia.

Notes:

Caterpillars of this species feed on a variety of Eucalyptus leaves.
Family: Oecophoridae

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2 Comments

triggsturner
triggsturner 2 years ago

Great colours Leuba. Thanks for sharing it with us.

Hema
Hema 2 years ago

Wow!

Leuba Ridgway
Spotted by
Leuba Ridgway

Victoria, Australia

Lat: -37.90, Long: 145.31

Spotted on Mar 1, 2017
Submitted on Mar 4, 2017

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