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Home Insects Moths (Lepidoptera) Concealer moths (Oecophoridae)

Oecophoridae (family)

Unidentified Oecophorid concealer moth at suppressed

Oecophoridae (family) at suppressed - 4 Jan 2023
Oecophoridae (family) at suppressed - 4 Jan 2023
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Identification history

Oecophoridae (family) 8 Jan 2023 ibaird
Oecophoridae (family) 8 Jan 2023 donhe
Unidentified 8 Jan 2023 arjay

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donhe wrote:
   8 Jan 2023
Too small for Xyloryctidae, Wings held flat unlike many other families in Gelechioidea.

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Species information

  • Oecophoridae (family) Scientific name
  • Unidentified Oecophorid concealer moth Common name
  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 - 3 Abundance
  • 4 Jan 2023 10:22 AM Recorded on
  • arjay Recorded by

Additional information

  • 5mm to 12mm Animal size
  • Alive / healthy Animal health

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