Hepialidae (family)

Unidentified Swift or Ghost Moth at Kosciuszko National Park

Hepialidae (family) at Kosciuszko National Park - 8 Jun 2024
Hepialidae (family) at Kosciuszko National Park - 8 Jun 2024
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Identification history

Hepialidae (family) 11 Jun 2024 ibaird
Hepialidae (family) 11 Jun 2024 michaelb
Unidentified 10 Jun 2024 jmcleod

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Congregating inside a ski lodge.

4 comments

WendyEM wrote:
   10 Jun 2024
compare to Sighting 4573225
donhe wrote:
   11 Jun 2024
@jmcleod : Can you rear a couple in captivity to see what the adult is like t get an ID for the species?
jmcleod wrote:
   11 Jun 2024
I'll ask the lodge managers... but I have my doubts! They may have all been vacuumed up or thrown out the door by now...
donhe wrote:
   11 Jun 2024
Thanks.

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  • 4 - 15 Abundance
  • 8 Jun 2024 10:28 AM Recorded on
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