Meritastis (genus)

A Bell moth (Tortricinae) at Paddys River, ACT

Meritastis (genus) at Paddys River, ACT - 22 Dec 2021
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Identification history

Meritastis (genus) 24 May 2022 GlennCocking
Meritastis (genus) 24 Dec 2021 ibaird
Unidentified 24 Dec 2021 CathB

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Hiding on the underside of a dead leaf, but flew off before I could get a better photo. The margins of the wings looked quite distinctive.

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Griseargiolestes intermedius (Alpine Flatwing) at Paddys River, ACT - 12 Jan 2019 by Christine
Diphucephala sp. (genus) (Green Scarab Beetle) at Paddys River, ACT - 12 Jan 2019 by Christine
Eulamprus tympanum (Southern Water Skink) at Paddys River, ACT - 12 Jan 2019 by Christine

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  • 1 - 3 Abundance
  • 22 Dec 2021 02:13 PM Recorded on
  • CathB Recorded by

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  • 12mm to 25mm Animal size

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