Lepidoptera unclassified IMMATURE moth

Cotter River, ACT

Lepidoptera unclassified IMMATURE moth at Cotter River, ACT - 23 Oct 2018
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Identification history

Lepidoptera unclassified IMMATURE moth 14 Dec 2019 GlennCocking
Noctuidae (family) 26 Aug 2019 MichaelMulvaney
Unidentified 24 Oct 2018 Christine

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About 2 inches (4-5cm) in length.

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donhe wrote:
   27 Aug 2019
Most Noctuoidea pupate under the soil or in loose cocoons between leaves.
This is more like a Bombycoidae cocoon.
But are you sure it is not a spider egg sac?

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  • 23 Oct 2018 02:54 PM Recorded on
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