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Thema chlorochyta

A Concealer moth at suppressed

Thema chlorochyta at suppressed - 4 Mar 2023
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Identification history

Thema chlorochyta 5 Mar 2023 donhe
Thema chlorochyta 5 Mar 2023 ibaird
Unidentified 5 Mar 2023 arjay

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User's notes

Love its antennae. Camera is misbehaving so not as focused as it should be.


ibaird wrote:
   5 Mar 2023
It seems this species sometims presents its palps off to one side from the head. The anrennae are small, fine, held close to the head and backward pointing. For example, see also CNM Sighting No. 4428281.
arjay wrote:
   5 Mar 2023

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Species information

  • Thema chlorochyta Scientific name
  • A Concealer moth Common name
  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 - 3 Abundance
  • 4 Mar 2023 04:51 PM Recorded on
  • arjay Recorded by

Additional information

  • Lomandra longifolia Associated plant
  • 12mm to 25mm Animal size
  • Alive / healthy Animal health

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