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Chlorocoma (genus)

Emerald moth at Kambah, ACT

Chlorocoma (genus) at Kambah, ACT - 8 Jan 2012
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Identification history

Chlorocoma (genus) 4 Jun 2019 donhe
Chlorocoma (genus) 4 Jun 2019 ibaird
Chlorocoma assimilis 3 Jun 2019 Marthijn

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Historical sighting. Not completely sure about ID. In my garden, location approximate.

3 comments

ibaird wrote:
   4 Jun 2019
Nice photo. I'm hesistant to agree to C. assimlis because your specimen seems to entirely lack the yellow borders to the hindwing and forewing margins of that species.
Marthijn wrote:
   4 Jun 2019
Thanks for the ID, I am not an expert so happy to agree with you.
   5 Jun 2019
I think the yellow fringes are just worn off, but C sp is good

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Aloa marginata (Donovan's Tiger Moth) at Kambah, ACT - 24 Feb 2012 by Marthijn
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Location information

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 Abundance
  • 8 Jan 2012 03:43 PM Recorded on
  • Marthijn Recorded by

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