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Synemon plana

4 Golden Sun Moth at Jerrabomberra Grassland

Synemon plana at Jerrabomberra Grassland - 15 Nov 2017
Synemon plana at Jerrabomberra Grassland - 15 Nov 2017
Synemon plana at Jerrabomberra Grassland - 15 Nov 2017
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Identification history

Synemon plana 18 Nov 2017 ibaird
Synemon plana 18 Nov 2017 MatthewFrawley

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Author's notes

The blue and green colours on the trailing edge of the forewings is something I haven't noticed before or seen in photos of this species. The orange coloured hindwings are only just showing in the third photo.

2 comments

ibaird wrote:
   19 Nov 2017
Looks like a very freshly emerged specimen, which might explain the iridescence.
krisnash wrote:
   19 Nov 2017
What a gorgeous photo of this species.

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Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Very Rare / Threatened
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 Abundance
  • 15 Nov 2017 01:47 PM Recorded on
  • MatthewFrawley Recorded by

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  • 12mm to 25mm Animal size
  • Unknown Gender

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