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“The adult moths of this species are varied in their colours, from an earthy grey to rich deep green, with a complex pattern of zigzag lines. The underside is pale brown, with a broad dark marginal band and a dark central spot on each wing”. With a wingspan of 45mm and body length of 25mm the green colours fade rapidly when the moth dies. With no common name, a new find on the wildlife refuge.

I.D. courtesy of Don Herbison-Evans.

Reference courtesy of Don Herbison-Evans, Donna Crossley and Peter Marriott.


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