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Abantiades magnificus

Magnificent Ghost Moth

The adult moths of this species have grey-brown forewings, each with two black-edged silver flashes. The hindwings are plain grey-brown, fading to pale orange-brown at the bases. The moths have unipectinate antennae. The wingspan is about 12 cms. The species is found in New South Wales, and  Victoria.

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Abantiades magnificus (Magnificent Ghost Moth) at Nanima, NSW - 13 Feb 2021 by 81mv Abantiades magnificus (Magnificent Ghost Moth) at Namadgi National Park - 16 Feb 2019 by GG
Abantiades magnificus (Magnificent Ghost Moth) at Nanima, NSW - 13 Feb 2021 by 81mv
Abantiades magnificus (Magnificent Ghost Moth) at Namadgi National Park - 16 Feb 2019 by GG

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Species information

  • Abantiades magnificus Scientific name
  • Magnificent Ghost Moth Common name
  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive
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