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Chrysolarentia insulsata

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Chrysolarentia insulsata at Paddys River, ACT - 13 Jan 2022
Chrysolarentia insulsata at Paddys River, ACT - 13 Jan 2022
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Identification history

Chrysolarentia insulsata 14 Jan 2022 donhe
Chrysolarentia insulsata 13 Jan 2022 ibaird
Unidentified 13 Jan 2022 JaneR

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User's notes

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

2 comments

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:
https://biocache.ala.org.au/occurrences/f4ef47e4-3a81-4e5b-a4b6-2845ea342487

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Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 - 3 Abundance
  • 13 Jan 2022 04:28 PM Recorded on
  • JaneR Recorded by

Additional information

  • Not noticed Associated plant
  • 25mm to 50mm Animal size

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