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Queensland, Australia - Unknown Moth (5) (1 Viewer)

Mark Eising

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I found this moth at O’Reilly’s Rainforest Retreat, Lamington National Park, Queensland, Australia on 4 November 2022.

Any advice or help is highly appreciated!
 

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Thank you Atropos. Could this also be Lymantria nephrographa?
From memory (and nephrographa does not occur anywhere near me so only seen a couple of specimens in a collection) the round stigma should be pale inside. That said there has been a review of Lymantria in the Indo-Pacific and I have not checked your photo against that and the criteria for species ID.
If you have any other photos, both of this or any other species please post and I will see if I can help. Spent the last ten years trapping extensively in FNQ and Arnhem Land in the NT
 
From memory (and nephrographa does not occur anywhere near me so only seen a couple of specimens in a collection) the round stigma should be pale inside. That said there has been a review of Lymantria in the Indo-Pacific and I have not checked your photo against that and the criteria for species ID.
If you have any other photos, both of this or any other species please post and I will see if I can help. Spent the last ten years trapping extensively in FNQ and Arnhem Land in the NT
Wow, very interesting! I have a few more photos! I can't wait to hear what you think.
 

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