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Rusty Dot Pearl

Observed: 9th September 2011 By: Graeme
The Anton River Conservation Association
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Sallow Moth 9.9.11.Floral Way Overpass
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Description:

Tried to work out what this is, feel I have seen it before.Is it some kind of sallow maybe??

Identifications
Species interactions

No interactions present.

Species with which Rusty Dot Pearl (Udea ferrugalis) interacts

Comments

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Looks like it, no wonder I

Looks like it, no wonder I didn't find it in my macro moth book

Graeme Davis

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Antennae

The habit this moth has of resting with its antennae together flat across the body is a good indication of being one of the pyralid moths. A useful feature to learn as you will get several pyralids and once you know what group they area many can be identified using online resources.