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Antictenia punctunculus

A geometer moth at suppressed

Antictenia punctunculus at suppressed - 29 Dec 2021
Antictenia punctunculus at suppressed - 29 Dec 2021
Antictenia punctunculus at suppressed - 29 Dec 2021
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Identification history

Antictenia punctunculus 30 Dec 2021 donhe
Antictenia punctunculus 30 Dec 2021 ibaird
Unidentified 30 Dec 2021 Steve_Bok

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2 comments

donhe wrote:
   30 Dec 2021
To me, it looks like Phallaria ophiusaria, but CNM will not let me suggest it.
ibaird wrote:
   30 Dec 2021
That's because P. ophiusaria is already in the taxonomy.. This is too elogate for Phallaria, I think - and the main forewing line ends right at the wing tip.

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Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 Abundance
  • 29 Dec 2021 11:56 PM Recorded on
  • Steve_Bok Recorded by

Additional information

  • 12mm to 25mm Animal size

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