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Simplicia armatalis

Crescent Moth at suppressed

Simplicia armatalis at suppressed - 2 Feb 2023
Simplicia armatalis at suppressed - 2 Feb 2023
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Identification history

Simplicia armatalis 2 Feb 2023 donhe
Simplicia armatalis 2 Feb 2023 ibaird
Unidentified 2 Feb 2023 HelenWay

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User's notes

Inside house. It flew onto my hand and stayed there as I walked outside. Size is smaller end of the range

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Species information

  • Simplicia armatalis Scientific name
  • Crescent Moth Common name
  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 Abundance
  • 2 Feb 2023 11:23 AM Recorded on
  • HelenWay Recorded by

Additional information

  • 12mm to 25mm 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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