Observation 2017-11-29 11:49 PM
Tags / Aspects
This is one of the most attractive of pyralids. It sat upright resting on its legs, hlding up a recurved abdomen. Wings ( span about 15 mm) were a beautiful and rich mix of deep red and orange. The fore wings were divided into three parts with the mid section showing a dark spot near the costa. Antennae were swept back.
Attracted to bright lights in the house.
My thanks to Cathy Powers for the ID.
Date & Time
2017-11-29 11:49 PM
-37.898387 , 145.311202 : 139.411 m
Near Upper Ferntree Gully VIC 3156, Australia
|NS Observation No.||5A1F75CDED2A89132C000007|
|Created||2017-11-30 02:14 PM (5 months ago)|
|Created By||Leuba Ridgway|
|Updated||2017-12-03 11:17 PM (5 months ago)|
|Updated By||Leuba Ridgway|
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