Sighting

Martin Lagerwey 29 May 2013

Ribbed Casemoth (Hyalarcta nigrescens)

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Sighted 3 Jan 2012
7 Killara Road, Coldstream VIC 3770, Australia

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  • Martin Lagerwey 29 May 2013
    Hyalarcta nigrescens
    (species)
    Taxonomy: Animalia: Arthropoda: Insecta: Lepidoptera: Psychidae: Hyalarcta: nigrescens
    Common Names: Moths, Psychids, ribbed case moth, ribbed bagworm
    Martin Lagerwey says

    This small fly sized moth has emerged from his case, revealing its pupal exuvia at the tip of the case. Males emerge as a fully winged moth and female moths are wingless, remaining inside their cases and awaiting a visit from a male such as this one.

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