Amelora goniota

Flecked Cape-moth at Paddys River, ACT

Amelora goniota at Paddys River, ACT - 12 Mar 2021
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Identification history

Amelora goniota 18 Mar 2021 ibaird
Amelora goniota 18 Mar 2021 donhe
Unidentified 17 Mar 2021 kasiaaus

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kasiaaus wrote:
   18 Mar 2021
It looks exactly right but I have a bit of a problem with the size. I know that my recollection of sizes can be way off and I often worry that my mind plays tricks on me with respect to moth size but I really believe that this moth was significantly larger than 2cm wing span. Glenn should have this one so he can confirm.
donhe wrote:
   18 Mar 2021
Guest's specimen from near Adelaide was listed with a wingspan of 1 inch (2.54 cms.). Hewish's specimens from Victoria were listed with wingspans of 2.2 and 2.3 cms. It is reasonable that specimens from further north (ACT) be larger.

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Androchela newmannaria (Newman's Cape-moth) at Paddys River, ACT - 12 Mar 2021 by kasiaaus
Hypobapta (genus) (A Geometer moth) at Paddys River, ACT - 12 Mar 2021 by kasiaaus
Thallarcha sparsana (Fair Footman) at Paddys River, ACT - 12 Mar 2021 by kasiaaus

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  • 1 - 3 Abundance
  • 12 Mar 2021 10:05 PM Recorded on
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  • 25mm to 50mm Animal size

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