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Anthelid moth (Anthelidae)Chelepteryx collesi

White-stemmed Gum Moth at West Belconnen Pond

Chelepteryx collesi at West Belconnen Pond - 28 Dec 2013

Identification history

Anthelid moth (Anthelidae) Chelepteryx collesi 13 Oct 2017 KimPullen
Unidentified 8 Oct 2017 Christine

Author's notes

Almost dwarfs the Willy Wagtail. Is it the White-stemmed Gum Moth?

2 comments

ibaird wrote:
   8 Oct 2017
Very likely, fits the description and photos in references and is large enough, presuming the hairs are mostly reddish as they need to be for Chelepteryx collesi.
KimPullen wrote:
   13 Oct 2017
That's the one.

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Location

Location information

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

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