Sighting

Leigh Roswen 25 Jan 2019

Forest day-moth (Cruria synopia)

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Sighted 14 Nov 2018

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Identifications

  • Ken Harris 25 January 2019
    Cruria synopla
    (species)
    Taxonomy: Animalia: Arthropoda: Insecta: Lepidoptera: Noctuidae: Cruria: synopla
    Common Names: Moths, Noctuids, owlet moths
    Ken Harris says

    Not a butterfly, but these day-flying moths are often mistaken for butterflies

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Notes

  • Leigh Roswen 27 January 2019
    Leigh Roswen says

    Not a butterfly at all ! Thanks Ken Harris. Posting on Caterpillar project possible caterpillar for this moth.

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  • Leigh Roswen 25 January 2019
    Tagged With butterfly
    Leigh Roswen says

    Similar pattern to Common crow but striped body. On nylon rope approx 1 cm wide.

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