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Garden Surprise.

Chelepteryx collesi, male. In May last year when mothing in the box/ironbark bush at Glenmaggie, thirty five Batwing Moths, Chelepteryx collesi came in to the light. That post with pictures of this late autumn specialty can be seen here. Other locations with different eucalypt species, eg. peppermint, and manna gum, have also yielded good results […]

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Garden Moths, November.

For some unknown reason moths from the garden are no longer as numerous or as varied, compared with earlier years of mothing. Nevertheless it’s still worth while to shine the light occasionally to see how things are going, these are from a warm night with no moon. The Coprosma Hawk Moth, Hippotion scrofa. (Sphingidae) The […]

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