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Banded concealer moth

Macrobathra sp.

Description:

22mm length; strong angled bands of black, white, yellow, orange; There is a small white question mark near tail which disappears when full ID is made.

Habitat:

Suburban fringe open eucalyptus forest.

Notes:

so far... http://lepidoptera.butterflyhouse.com.au... Family Oecophoridae? http://www.brisbaneinsects.com/brisbane_...

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5 Comments

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 7 years ago

Thanks for the comments everyone. Mary you wouldn't be disappointed.

MaryEvans2
MaryEvans2 7 years ago

Interesting moth. I have always wanted to visit Australia, and viewing your spottings makes me want to go that much more! thank you so much for sharing

Maria dB
Maria dB 7 years ago

beautiful moth!

Ashish Nimkar
Ashish Nimkar 7 years ago

Look like one of following Family of Moths.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gelechioide...

Atul
Atul 7 years ago

lovely!

Mark Ridgway
Spotted by
Mark Ridgway

Victoria, Australia

Lat: -37.90, Long: 145.31

Spotted on Feb 25, 2012
Submitted on Feb 28, 2012

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