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Crypsiphona ocultaria

Red-lined Looper Moth at Hawker, ACT

Crypsiphona ocultaria at Hawker, ACT - 21 Nov 2020
Crypsiphona ocultaria at Hawker, ACT - 21 Nov 2020
Crypsiphona ocultaria at Hawker, ACT - 21 Nov 2020
Crypsiphona ocultaria at Hawker, ACT - 21 Nov 2020
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Identification history

Crypsiphona ocultaria 21 Nov 2020 donhe
Crypsiphona ocultaria 21 Nov 2020 Alison Milton

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Author's notes

Probably would not have seen it if it hadn't fluttered while climbing up the trunk. The second moth (photos 3 & 4) was even more camouflaged.

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ibaird wrote:
   21 Nov 2020
Yes, they use there csmouflage very effectively on tree trunks during the day.

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Location information

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 2 Abundance
  • 21 Nov 2020 09:34 AM Recorded on
  • Alison Milton Recorded by

Additional information

  • Eucalyptus Associated plant
  • 50mm or larger Animal size
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