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Sunflower Moth

Scientific Name
Homoeosoma electellum
Scientific Author
(Hulst, 1887)
Taxonomy
(Lepidoptera: Pyralidae: Phycitinae)
Status
Exotic species - absent from Australia
Reliability
High
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Caption
USA: Texas, Bexar Co., 21 June 1972.
Source
Ken Walker Museum Victoria
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Diagnostic Notes
Adult wingspan c. 18-20mm, wing colour off-white with a number of dark scale spots as well as dark scales on the distal one third of the wing.
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Author
Walker, K.
Created
29/10/2007 03:07 AEST
Last Updated
30/10/2007 11:23 AEST
Citation
Walker, K. (2007) Sunflower Moth (Homoeosoma electellum) Updated on 10/30/2007 11:23:20 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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