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Macrobathra heminephela

Silver Wattle Moth

The adult moths have dark brown forewings, each with bold cream patches, including an elongated cream triangle on the costa. The hindwings are dark brown with yellow fringes with dark tips. The wingspan is about 2 cms.  The species has been reported in :  Queensland,  New South Wales,  Australian Capital Territory,  Victoria, and  Tasmania.

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Macrobathra heminephela (Silver Wattle Moth) at Melba, ACT - 1 Jan 2022 by kasiaaus Macrobathra heminephela (Silver Wattle Moth) at Melba, ACT - 1 Dec 2021 by kasiaaus Macrobathra heminephela (Silver Wattle Moth) at Melba, ACT - 27 Dec 2020 by Bron Macrobathra heminephela (Silver Wattle Moth) at Melba, ACT - 17 Dec 2020 by Bron Macrobathra heminephela (Silver Wattle Moth) at Forde, ACT - 6 Nov 2020 by kasiaaus Macrobathra heminephela (Silver Wattle Moth) at Cook, ACT - 6 Dec 2019 by CathB
Macrobathra heminephela (Silver Wattle Moth) at Melba, ACT - 1 Jan 2022 by kasiaaus
Macrobathra heminephela (Silver Wattle Moth) at Melba, ACT - 1 Dec 2021 by kasiaaus
Macrobathra heminephela (Silver Wattle Moth) at Melba, ACT - 27 Dec 2020 by Bron
Macrobathra heminephela (Silver Wattle Moth) at Melba, ACT - 17 Dec 2020 by Bron
Macrobathra heminephela (Silver Wattle Moth) at Forde, ACT - 6 Nov 2020 by kasiaaus
Macrobathra heminephela (Silver Wattle Moth) at Cook, ACT - 6 Dec 2019 by CathB

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Species information

  • Macrobathra heminephela Scientific name
  • Silver Wattle Moth Common name
  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive
  • 0m to 650.9m Recorded at altitude
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