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Ectropis (genus)

An engrailed moth at suppressed

Ectropis (genus) at suppressed - 15 Mar 2022
Ectropis (genus) at suppressed - 15 Mar 2022
Ectropis (genus) at suppressed - 15 Mar 2022
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Identification history

Ectropis (genus) 23 May 2022 GlennCocking
Ectropis (genus) 20 Mar 2022 donhe
Unidentified 20 Mar 2022 Birdy

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User's notes

See for the caterpillar. After taking photos, escaped.


donhe wrote:
   20 Mar 2022
Sadly: hindwings too obscured for me to judge whether this is E. bispinaria or E. excursaria.
ibaird wrote:
   20 Mar 2022
Not sure about this moth. It seems the adult wings are not yet fully extended and hardened.

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Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 Abundance
  • 15 Mar 2022 09:02 PM Recorded on
  • Birdy Recorded by

Additional information

  • 25mm to 50mm Animal size
  • Female Gender

Record quality

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