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Orgyia anartoides

Painted Apple Moth at Tathra, NSW

Orgyia anartoides at Tathra, NSW - 11 Apr 2020
Orgyia anartoides at Tathra, NSW - 11 Apr 2020
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Identification history

Orgyia anartoides 13 Dec 2020 GlennCocking
Orgyia anartoides 5 Jul 2020 KimPullen
Unidentified 18 Apr 2020 Suzhop

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Smallish (a few centimetres long) blond with reddish brown markings on top and head and very furry/hairy discovered on walk at Tathra Headland

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KimPullen wrote:
   5 Jul 2020
Looks like an Orgyia. Resembles O. australis as illustrated at http://lepidoptera.butterflyhouse.com.au/lyma/australis.html .

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Location information

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 - 3 Abundance
  • 11 Apr 2020 10:49 AM Recorded on
  • Suzhop Recorded by
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