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Description

This handsome male cossid moth was grey with fine black lines on wings. Some parts of the wings were tinged with a pale brown.The tufted grey thorax had two bands of black. Legs had thick setae and tarsi were banded.
Spotted under bright lights near a national park.

Date & Time

  2015-02-20 10:06 PM

Location

-37.892721 , 145.309692 : 139.708 m

Near Upper Ferntree Gully VIC 3156, Australia

Discussion

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  1. David Francis  Culama suffusca is in the NS database. Nice photos!

    Reply • 22 Feb 2015

  2. Don Herbison-Evans  Have written a webpage including copies of your lovely photos: hope you approve:

    Reply • 26 Dec 2016

    • Leuba Ridgway  Don Herbison-Evans, I am honoured. Will have a look now and thank you so much.

      Reply • 06 Jan 2017

  3. Don Herbison-Evans  http://lepidoptera.butterflyhouse.com.au/coss/suffusca.html

    Reply • 26 Dec 2016

    • Leuba Ridgway  Wonderful - so proud to be included in your webpage. Thanks again

      Reply • 06 Jan 2017

  4. Mark Ridgway  Interesting comparison https://natureshare.org.au/observations/5a1e83e2ed2a89928e00015e?display=thumbnails

    Reply • 30 Nov 2017




NS Observation No. 54E878FCED2A89D990000624
Created 2015-02-21 11:24 PM (almost 3 years ago)
Created By Leuba Ridgway
Updated 2015-02-22 11:10 AM (almost 3 years ago)
Updated By Leuba Ridgway
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