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Crexa moth  (Genduara punctigera) So late in the season for these it may have been on it&#039;s last legs. <br />
Found clinging to a twig of kunzea it didn&#039;t move in spite of my clumsy photographic efforts.<br />
In a local national park while searching for fungi.<br />
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Crexa moth (Genduara punctigera)

So late in the season for these it may have been on it's last legs.
Found clinging to a twig of kunzea it didn't move in spite of my clumsy photographic efforts.
In a local national park while searching for fungi.

Crexa moth (Genduara punctigera) Rear end<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/94779/crexa_moth_genduara_punctigera.html<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/94780/crexa_moth_genduara_punctigera.html Australia,Genduara punctigera,Geotagged

Crexa moth (Genduara punctigera) Ventral view<br />
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https://www.jungledragon.com/image/94779/crexa_moth_genduara_punctigera.html Australia,Genduara punctigera,Geotagged

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  1. Beautiful moth. Posted 4 months ago

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''Genduara punctigera'' is a species of moth of the family Lasiocampidae. It is found in the south-east quarter of Australia. The wingspan is about 50 mm. The larvae feed on ''Exocarpus cupressiformis''.

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

Attribution Non-Commercial
Uploaded May 26, 2020. Captured in Bayview Track, Lysterfield South VIC 3156, Australia.