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Philobota chionoptera

A concealer moth at suppressed

Philobota chionoptera at suppressed - 10 Jan 2022
Philobota chionoptera at suppressed - 10 Jan 2022
Philobota chionoptera at suppressed - 10 Jan 2022
Philobota chionoptera at suppressed - 10 Jan 2022
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Identification history

Philobota chionoptera 10 Jan 2022 donhe
Philobota chionoptera 10 Jan 2022 Birdy
Philobota (genus) 10 Jan 2022 ibaird
Oecophoridae (family) 10 Jan 2022 ibaird
Unidentified 10 Jan 2022 Birdy

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Found on Veronica.

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Birdy wrote:
   10 Jan 2022
Added 2 more images. Hope that helps.

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Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 Abundance
  • 10 Jan 2022 09:41 AM Recorded on
  • Birdy Recorded by

Additional information

  • Veronica Associated plant
  • Spider Associated Insect
  • 12mm to 25mm Animal size
  • Female Gender
  • Eggs Breeding behaviour

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  • Confirmed by an expert moderator
  • Nearby sighting(s) of same species
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