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Sedge moth at Mount Painter

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Glyphipterix chrysoplanetis at Mount Painter - 30 Oct 2017
Glyphipterix chrysoplanetis at Mount Painter - 30 Oct 2017
Glyphipterix chrysoplanetis at Mount Painter - 30 Oct 2017
Glyphipterix chrysoplanetis at Mount Painter - 30 Oct 2017

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ibairdBulk Reporter - ibaird has reported over 100 sightings!Founding Explorer - ibaird joined us in 2014! wrote:
   29 Oct 2017
I suggest Glyphipteryx sp. but a closer look may suggest a species. Cathb, do you have any other images by any chance?
donhe wrote:
   30 Oct 2017
Looks very like Nick's photo of Glyphipterix meteora, see
http://lepidoptera.butterflyhouse.com.au/glyp/meteora.html
even on the same flower perhaps?
ibairdBulk Reporter - ibaird has reported over 100 sightings!Founding Explorer - ibaird joined us in 2014! wrote:
   30 Oct 2017
Agreed, G. meteora seems quite likely based on the relatively few I could see ID-d as such as photos from life on the ALA.
CathBMultiple Significant Sightings - CathB has made multiple, recognised, significant sightings and is a true NatureMapr!Ultra Reporter - CathB has reported over 500 sightings! wrote:
   30 Oct 2017
I have added two new photos taken the next day in the same area. I hope they help.
   30 Oct 2017
The series of photos makes me think the light collar behind the head is wearing rather than scales. If so, it's likely another G. chrysoplanetis.
donhe wrote:
   30 Oct 2017
Good point. Nick's photo at
http://lepidoptera.butterflyhouse.com.au/glyp/meteora.html
looks more like wearing than scales too, so that could be G. chrysoplanetis too.

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Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 Abundance
  • On Chrysocephalum apiculatum Associated plant
  • Less than 5mm Animal size
  • 29 Oct 2017 Recorded on
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