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Fungus eating moth (Sandava scitisignata) Approximately 30mm wingspan.<br />
Resting on a Mazda under security lights next to a national park.<br />
Sandava scitisignata male... &#039;Fungus eating moth&#039; found in Tasmania, South Australia, Western Australia, Queensland, New South Wales, Australian Capital Territory, Victoria  Australia,Geotagged,Noctuidae,Sandava scitisignata,Spring Click/tap to enlarge PromotedSpecies introCountry intro

Fungus eating moth (Sandava scitisignata)

Approximately 30mm wingspan.
Resting on a Mazda under security lights next to a national park.
Sandava scitisignata male... 'Fungus eating moth' found in Tasmania, South Australia, Western Australia, Queensland, New South Wales, Australian Capital Territory, Victoria

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''Sandava scitisignata'' is a moth of the Noctuidae family. It is found in the Southern half of Australia.
The wingspan is about 20 mm. The moth flies from September to April. The larvae feed on fungi on dead trees.

Similar species: Moths And Butterflies
Species identified by Mark Ridgway
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By Mark Ridgway

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Uploaded Mar 23, 2016. Captured Oct 20, 2013 23:06 in Ringwood to Belgrave Rail Trail, Upper Ferntree Gully VIC 3156, Australia.
  • DSC-HX30V
  • f/4.0
  • 1/60s
  • ISO100
  • 9.16mm