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Orange-grounded Delicate

Poecilasthena anthodes

Description:

A pale cream-coloured geometrid moth with brown specks on wings and body. Each fore wing had a dark circular spot in the middle of the inner wing margin. wing span was about 25 mm.

Habitat:

Spotted in a nature reserve with native trees and plants.

Notes:

HFamily: Geometridae Subfamily: Larentiinae

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2 Comments

Leuba Ridgway
Leuba Ridgway 7 years ago

I think yours is the same genus Stephen. According to Peter Marriott these are difficult to identify accurately because of "undescribed species and the confusion in collections". I need to look at other resources to confirm my ID. Will keep yours in mind...

StephenSolomons
StephenSolomons 7 years ago

That makes this one of mine a possible close but no cigar? http://www.projectnoah.org/spottings/417...

Leuba Ridgway
Spotted by
Leuba Ridgway

The Basin, Victoria, Australia

Spotted on Nov 24, 2013
Submitted on Nov 24, 2013

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