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Dog-faced Bell Moth - Acroceuthes metaxanthana

Family Tortricidae

This page contains pictures and information about Dog-faced Bell Moths that we found in the Brisbane area, Queensland, Australia.
Body length 10mm
There is the dog face pattern on this Bell Moth's forewings, with eyes, nose and ears. We call this moth Dog-faced Bell Moth.
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Nov 2007, Yugarapul Park
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Jan 2010, Karawatha Forest

1. Moths - family Tortricidae -, by Nick Monaghan, 2007.
2. Acroceuthes metaxanthana (Walker) 1863 -, by Todd Gilligan, 2008.

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