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Golden Metalmark Moth - Choreutis ophiosema

Family Choreutidae 

This page contains pictures and information about Golden Metalmark Moths that we found in the Brisbane area, Queensland, Australia.
Body length 10mm
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Picture taken in our backyard on Dec 2005. We found them on the leaves of our fig tree there a few times.
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1. Moths of Australia - I. F. B. Common, Melbourne University Press, 1990, p290.
2. Choreutidae - Insects of Townsville, Australia - Graeme Cocks, 2004.
3. Moths - family Choreutidae -
4. CHOREUTIDAE of Australia - Australian Caterpillars, Don Herbison-Evans & Stella Crossley.

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