Aglossa caprealis

Small Tabby, Stored Grain Moth at Lyneham, ACT

Aglossa caprealis at Lyneham, ACT - 26 Feb 2021
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Identification history

Aglossa caprealis 5 Mar 2021 ibaird
Aglossa caprealis 5 Mar 2021 donhe
Unidentified 26 Feb 2021 trevorpreston

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Moth about 15mm. On my mouse pad at Lyneham High School.

5 comments

donhe wrote:
   27 Feb 2021
My email said
ibaird has suggested the following identification: Mimaglossa habitalis
so why isnt it?
Bewildered, Don
ibaird wrote:
   5 Mar 2021
I withdrew my initial tentatative ID.
ibaird wrote:
   5 Mar 2021
Apparently a very worn moth. It has a pointed snout whereas M. habitalis or M. naupalis do not.
donhe wrote:
   5 Mar 2021
Yes, I think the forewing costas are too straight for M. habitalis.
Aglossa caprealis ?
ibaird wrote:
   5 Mar 2021
Yes I think Aglossa caprealis is quite likely.
See: https://biocache.ala.org.au/occurrences/5e7d1ff2-5b1c-4fb5-8d66-9f996081171a
Costal marks seem to fit.

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