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Oxycanus silvanus

Pale Oxycanus at Oolong, NSW

Oxycanus silvanus at Oolong, NSW - 11 May 2022
Oxycanus silvanus at Oolong, NSW - 11 May 2022
Oxycanus silvanus at Oolong, NSW - 11 May 2022
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Identification history

Oxycanus silvanus 20 May 2022 GlennCocking
Oxycanus silvanus 15 May 2022 ibaird
Unidentified 12 May 2022 Sondu

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User's notes

There were many of these moths flying at night on the road between Gunning and Dalton. Unfortunately this one was killed by my car.

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Location information

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 101 - 1,000 Abundance
  • 11 May 2022 07:05 PM Recorded on
  • Sondu Recorded by

Additional information

  • 12mm to 25mm Animal size

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