Photo by Melody

Gowned Footman (Thallarcha epiostola)

Order: Lepidoptera (le-pid-OP-ter-a) (Info)
Family: Arctiidae (ark-TYE-ih-dee) (Info)
Genus: Thallarcha
Species: epiostola


1 positive
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By kennedyh
Thumbnail #1 of Gowned Footman (Thallarcha epiostola) by kennedyh

Member Notes:

Positive kennedyh On Mar 12, 2013, kennedyh from Churchill, Victoria
(Zone 10a) wrote:

This is a very rare moth. When attracted to a light in Morwell National Park on 7th March 2013, it was only the second one seen in the state of Victoria and the first since February 1907, over 100 years earlier!

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