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Anachloris subochraria

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Kingdom  Animalia
Class  Insecta
Family  Geometridae
Scientific name  Anachloris subochraria
Phylum  Arthropoda
Order  Lepidoptera
Genus  Anachloris
Rank  Species
Anachloris subochraria
Similar  Chloroclystis, Euphyia, Bogong moth

Anachloris subochraria is a species of moth of the Geometridae family. It is found in New Zealand and the southern half of Australia including Tasmania and from Queensland across to Western Australia.

A. subochraria was first described by Edward Doubleday in 1843.

The wingspan is about 30 mm.

The larvae feed on Hibbertia species. In New Zealand the larvae have been observed feeding on the naturalised weed, ragwort (Jacobaea vulgaris).

References

Anachloris subochraria Wikipedia


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