Chrysolarentia insulsata

1 Insipid Carpet at Paddys River, ACT

Chrysolarentia insulsata at Paddys River, ACT - 13 Jan 2022
Chrysolarentia insulsata at Paddys River, ACT - 13 Jan 2022
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Chrysolarentia insulsata 14 Jan 2022 donhe
Chrysolarentia insulsata 13 Jan 2022 ibaird
Unidentified 13 Jan 2022 JaneR

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No antennae ? Assumed to be a moth ? Sat folding its wings up then spread out, when first noticed


ibaird wrote:
   13 Jan 2022
Hi Jane. Antennae are tucked in behind the forewing as is often the case.
ibaird wrote:
   13 Jan 2022
If confirmed a new species record for CNM. Its apparently quite variable in appearance. See here:

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