Chrysolarentia correlata

Yellow Carpet at Paddys River, ACT

Chrysolarentia correlata at Paddys River, ACT - 3 Dec 2017
Chrysolarentia correlata at Paddys River, ACT - 3 Dec 2017
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Chrysolarentia correlata 8 Dec 2017 ibaird
Chrysolarentia correlata 8 Dec 2017 ibaird
Chrysolarentia corellata 7 Dec 2017 HarveyPerkins

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HarveyPerkins wrote:
   8 Dec 2017
I think Chsysolarentia corellata, but am not sure how variable or overlapping it might be with C. polyxantha.
ibaird wrote:
   8 Dec 2017
I think this specimen closely matches (i.e 'correlates') with C. correlata (├Łellow Carpet') as illustrated in Moths of Victoria, Part 3, p.14 but the authors state that (on the supporting disc) it is uncertain whether it really is distinct from C. insulata (''├Źnsipid Carpet'), If not, they expect C. insulata may become the accepted name for both species. This is a nice fresh looking specimen, so its a valuable photographic record to have. It is also an apparently elusive species which likes to remain well hidden in daylight. Incidenatally, MoV also recognise a distinct species C. polyxantha (p.18), also giving it the common name ''Yellow Carpet'.
GlennCocking wrote:
   9 Dec 2017
C, correlata and insulate are both recognised on AFD but not by BOLD, which calls all the specimens insulata. Both species are variable in wing pattern and both may have a darker bar across the middle of the forewing or not. With polyxantha the bar is relatively narrow and filled in, and with correlata it is broader with a light centre (or two narrow bars if you like to look at it that way). The plainer specimens are harder to separate.
ibaird wrote:
   9 Dec 2017
I suggest C. correlate for now, subject to revision.

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