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fruit-piercing moth

Scientific Name
Achaea argilla
Scientific Author
Swinhoe
Taxonomy
(Lepidoptera: Noctuidae: Catocalinae)
Status
Native Australian Pest Species
Reliability
High
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Dorsal view - female
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Caption
Australia: NT. Simpson Desert, South of Plenty River, July 1978, C. McCubbin det. E.D. Edwards
Source
Lucinda Gibson & Ken Walker Museum Victoria
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Diagnostic Notes
Adult forewing span c. 5cm; forewings with uniform light brown colour; hindwings with mottled black and white pattern.
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Specimen Contact
Museum Victoria
Author
Walker, K.
Created
13/03/2007 05:06 AEST
Last Updated
28/12/2007 07:10 AEST
Citation
Walker, K. (2007) fruit-piercing moth (Achaea argilla) Updated on 12/28/2007 7:10:56 AM Available online: PaDIL - http://www.padil.gov.au.
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Free for use under the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Australia License

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