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Cosmaresta anarrecta

6 A Concealer Moth, Wingia Group at suppressed

Cosmaresta anarrecta at suppressed - 2 Jan 2023
Cosmaresta anarrecta at suppressed - 2 Jan 2023
Cosmaresta anarrecta at suppressed - 2 Jan 2023
Cosmaresta anarrecta at suppressed - 2 Jan 2023
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Identification history

Cosmaresta anarrecta 7 Jan 2023 donhe
Cosmaresta anarrecta 7 Jan 2023 michaelb
Unidentified 6 Jan 2023 Steve_Bok

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User's notes

Attracted to UV light. Approx 15mm long

5 comments

donhe wrote:
   7 Jan 2023
Looks like Cosmaresta anarrecta (sadly cannot add new species with my phone)
ibaird wrote:
   7 Jan 2023
Yes, I agree. I have been successful with my phone. Will try to add C. anarrecta.
donhe wrote:
   7 Jan 2023
Using my laptop, I have added Cosmaresta anarrecta ok , but am not offered it for suggested identification !!
michaelb wrote:
   7 Jan 2023
In Uncategorised sp.
michaelb wrote:
   7 Jan 2023
Moved to concealer moths

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Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 Abundance
  • 2 Jan 2023 08:57 AM Recorded on
  • Steve_Bok Recorded by

Additional information

  • 12mm to 25mm Animal size
  • Alive / healthy Animal health

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