Sighting

Em Noble 16 Apr 2019

Boisduval's Autumn Moth transformation over 5 hours

Boisduval's Autumn Moth- E Noble

0 votes
2 favourites
1
1
0
Sighted 20 Mar 2019
Enfield State Forest, Corio Dam Rd, Scarsdale

Projects

Identifications

  • Em Noble 16 April 2019
    Oenosandra boisduvalii
    (species)
    Taxonomy: Animalia: Arthropoda: Insecta: Lepidoptera: Oenosandridae: Oenosandra: boisduvalii
    Common Names: Moths, Oenosandrids, Oenosandrid moths
    Em Noble says

    First spotted this moth with very abbreviated wings crawling towards the Eucalypt that it soon began to climb up, until it buried its head under a flake of bark at 1.34pm. Five hours later, it was still in exactly the same position but its wings had fully formed.

    0 votes
    0