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Geometer moth (Geometridae)Epidesmia hypenaria

Long-nosed Epidesmia at Tuggeranong, ACT

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Epidesmia hypenaria at Tuggeranong, ACT - 28 Nov 2017
Epidesmia hypenaria at Tuggeranong, ACT - 28 Nov 2017
Epidesmia hypenaria at Tuggeranong, ACT - 28 Nov 2017

Identification history

Geometer moth (Geometridae) Epidesmia hypenaria 15 Dec 2017 ibairdBulk Reporter - ibaird has reported over 100 sightings!Founding Explorer - ibaird joined us in 2014!
Geometer moth (Geometridae) Epidesmia hypenaria 14 Dec 2017 ibairdBulk Reporter - ibaird has reported over 100 sightings!Founding Explorer - ibaird joined us in 2014!
Unidentified 14 Dec 2017 michaelbMultiple Significant Sightings - michaelb has made multiple, recognised, significant sightings and is a true NatureMapr!Ultra Reporter - michaelb has reported over 500 sightings!Founding Explorer - michaelb joined us in 2014!

Author's notes

First photo with a flash, the other in the natural but dull twilight........... in Rob Roy Reserve, in the hills to the east of Conder.

1 comment

ibairdBulk Reporter - ibaird has reported over 100 sightings!Founding Explorer - ibaird joined us in 2014! wrote:
   15 Dec 2017
Very worn, but E. hypenaria I think seems most likely based on the more kinked main line arooss the forewing and the less pronounced white leading edge to the forewing.

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Oryctolagus cuniculus at Tuggeranong, ACT - 28 Nov 2017
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Location information

Species information

  • Not sensitive
  • Local Native

Sighting information

  • 1 - 3 Abundance
  • michaelb Recorded by
  • 28 Nov 2017 Recorded on
  • Website Reported via
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