Melanodes anthracitaria

1 Black Geometrid at Holt, ACT

Melanodes anthracitaria at Holt, ACT - 13 Sep 2020
Melanodes anthracitaria at Holt, ACT - 13 Sep 2020
Melanodes anthracitaria at Holt, ACT - 13 Sep 2020
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Identification history

Melanodes anthracitaria 13 Sep 2020 donhe
Melanodes anthracitaria 13 Sep 2020 ibaird
Unidentified 13 Sep 2020 trevorpreston

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About 50mm from wing tip to wing tip. These two were about 15cm apart and have the same markings but different colouring, I'm assuming the same species.

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  • 2 Abundance
  • 13 Sep 2020 09:59 AM Recorded on
  • trevorpreston Recorded by

Additional information

  • 25mm to 50mm Animal size

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