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fruit-piercing moth

Scientific Name
Achaea serva
Scientific Author
(Fabricius)
Taxonomy
(Lepidoptera: Noctuidae: Catocalinae)
Status
Native Australian Pest Species
Reliability
High
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Diagnostic Notes

Very similar to Achaea serva.

Adults about 6cm in wingspan; male forewings are combinations of light and dark browns while the hind wings are mainly black and white; female forewings are mainly plain brown.

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Specimen Contact
Museum Victoria
Author
Walker, K.
Created
20/02/2007 04:31 AEST
Last Updated
28/12/2007 07:11 AEST
Citation
Walker, K. (2007) fruit-piercing moth (Achaea serva) Updated on 12/28/2007 7:11:35 AM Available online: PaDIL - http://www.padil.gov.au.
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