Lecithocera terrigena

2 Lecithocera terrigena at Googong, NSW

Lecithocera terrigena at Googong, NSW - 2 Nov 2023
Lecithocera terrigena at Googong, NSW - 2 Nov 2023
Lecithocera terrigena at Googong, NSW - 2 Nov 2023
Lecithocera terrigena at Googong, NSW - 2 Nov 2023
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Identification history

Lecithocera terrigena 4 Nov 2023 ibaird
Lecithocera terrigena 2 Nov 2023 donhe
Turneriprocris dolens 2 Nov 2023 donhe
Unidentified 2 Nov 2023 Wandiyali

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Many of these tiny black moths in mixed native & exotic forbs and grasses.

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ibaird wrote:
   2 Nov 2023
I have my doubts this is Turneriprocris dolens (Zygaenioidea).
This moth has a white head, backward pointing white palps and thin antennae..
T;dolens has thick antennae with projections along its length and the hindwings are dark purple. No white head ot palsps.

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Sighting information

  • 101 - 1,000 Abundance
  • 2 Nov 2023 07:22 AM Recorded on
  • Wandiyali Recorded by

Additional information

  • Less than 5mm Animal size

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