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Pholodes sinistraria Commonly known as sinister moth or frilled bark moth. Native to the eastern areas of this country. Seen sheltering from strong winds, very high up within my house porch.<br />
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Adult female wingspan 60 mm<br />
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Pholodes sinistraria

Commonly known as sinister moth or frilled bark moth. Native to the eastern areas of this country. Seen sheltering from strong winds, very high up within my house porch.

Adult female wingspan 60 mm

    comments (2)

  1. Love the woodiness of this little beastie Ruth Posted 2 months ago
    1. Yes, just think of it on bark as it would be in its natural setting, almost impossible to spot I'd imagine. Posted 2 months ago

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''Pholodes sinistraria'', the sinister moth, is a moth of the family Geometridae. It is found in the eastern parts of Australia. The wingspan is about 50 mm for males and 60 mm for females.

Similar species: Moths And Butterflies
Species identified by Ruth Spigelman
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By Ruth Spigelman

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Uploaded Jul 17, 2021. Captured Jul 16, 2021 14:12 in 24 Myamblah Cres, Merewether NSW 2291, Australia.
  • Canon EOS 60D
  • f/5.6
  • 1/99s
  • ISO200
  • 49mm