Phalaenoides tristifica (Willow-herb Day-moth)

Phalaenoides tristifica
Early January 2023
Mawbanna
Identification thanks to Peter McQuillan
Lots of these were found on weeds at the edge of a paddock

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Early January 2023
Mawbanna
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Early January 2023
Mawbanna

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Early January 2023
Mawbanna
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The caterpillars can just be made out on the red/pink Epilobium plants.
Early January 2023
Mawbanna

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