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Epicoma contristis

Yellow-spotted Epicoma Moth at Dunlop Grasslands

Epicoma contristis at Dunlop Grasslands - 13 Jan 2021
Epicoma contristis at Dunlop Grasslands - 13 Jan 2021
Epicoma contristis at Dunlop Grasslands - 13 Jan 2021
Epicoma contristis at Dunlop Grasslands - 13 Jan 2021
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Identification history

Epicoma contristis 13 Jan 2021 donhe
Epicoma contristis 13 Jan 2021 ibaird
Unidentified 13 Jan 2021 tpreston

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Author's notes

Single moth, sitting atop tall grass stems, moth was 20-25mm.

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Briza minor (Shivery Grass) at Dunlop Grasslands - 15 Oct 2020 by tpreston
Burchardia umbellata (Milk Maids) at Dunlop Grasslands - 30 Oct 2019 by mcosgrove

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Location information

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 Abundance
  • 13 Jan 2021 10:57 AM Recorded on
  • tpreston Recorded by

Additional information

  • Tall grass stems Associated plant
  • 12mm to 25mm Animal size

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