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Geometer moth (Geometridae)Chlenias sp. (genus)

A looper moth at Namadgi National Park

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Chlenias sp. (genus) at Namadgi National Park - 30 Nov 2018
Chlenias sp. (genus) at Namadgi National Park - 30 Nov 2018
Chlenias sp. (genus) at Namadgi National Park - 30 Nov 2018
Chlenias sp. (genus) at Namadgi National Park - 30 Nov 2018
Chlenias sp. (genus) at Namadgi National Park - 30 Nov 2018

Identification history

Geometer moth (Geometridae) Chlenias sp. (genus) 13 Dec 2018 ibaird
Geometer moth (Geometridae) Chlenias sp. (genus) 13 Dec 2018 donhe
Unidentified 1 Dec 2018 Christine

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Author's notes

Perhaps around 25mm. Appeared on a tree trunk where a skink was foraging (see sighting 3873330) Was attacked by the skink, but appeared to fight back, and jumped over the skink, and off the tree trunk.

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Christine wrote:
   13 Dec 2018
My images are not nearly as clear as sighting 3877560, but I think this may be the same (or close) species/genus (Chlenias), A looper moth.

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Location information

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 Abundance
  • 30 Nov 2018 Recorded on
  • Christine Recorded by

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