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About 24mm long. Huge crest and tufts. Distinctive patterns.
Drawn to light near midnight.
Thanks Cathy for Alophosoma emmelopis

Date & Time

2017-12-11 11:44 PM [Melbourne]


  -37.899207 , 145.311203 : 156.263 m

Near Upper Ferntree Gully VIC 3156, Australia


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  1. Lauren Fraser  That's quite a hairdo.

    Reply • 12 Dec 2017

    • Mark Ridgway  Yes certainly looks more interesting side-on than from above.

      Reply • 12 Dec 2017

  2. Cathy Powers  Mark - I think this is Alophosoma emmelopis as per Moths of Victoria 8.

    Reply • 12 Dec 2017

  3. Cathy Powers  I have added the species to the database.

    Reply • 12 Dec 2017

NS Observation No. 5A2F3BE3ED2A896262000A68
Created 2017-12-12 01:23 PM (12 months ago)
Created By Mark Ridgway
Updated 2017-12-13 07:14 AM (11 months ago)
Updated By Mark Ridgway
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