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A brown moth with wing span about 40 mm. Thorax was covered with short dense brown setae. Fore wings were sectioned into three by thin dark jagged lines. The hind wings were a bright orange with dark brown sub marginal area. Antennae were feathery.
This moth was high up on the wall so the photo is a little skewed. Also, could not get rid of the pesky alates that were everywhere last night. My thanks to Cathy Powers for the ID.

Date & Time

  2017-11-13 11:30 PM


  -37.892434 , 145.311117 : 154.152 m

Near Upper Ferntree Gully VIC 3156, Australia


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  1. Cathy Powers  Hello Leuba - This is Heliomystis electrica (Geometridae - MOV 4)

    Reply • 14 Nov

  2. Leuba Ridgway  Thanks so much Cathy. I should have had a better look, especially with all the MoV books at hand.

    Reply • 14 Nov

NS Observation No. 5A0A590FED2A8962BE0009DA
Created 2017-11-14 01:56 PM (10 days ago)
Created By Leuba Ridgway
Updated 2017-11-14 11:24 PM (10 days ago)
Updated By Leuba Ridgway
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