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  no common name (Cleora tenebrata)





no common name | Cleora tenebrata photo
Cleora tenebrata

Photograph copyright: ozwildlife - all rights reserved. Used with permission.

no common name | Cleora tenebrata photo
Close up of same moth in previous photo showing feathery antennae. (The scientific term for feathery antennae is "pectinate" antennae).

Photograph copyright: ozwildlife - all rights reserved. Used with permission.



INSECT FACTS

Identification
Cleora tenebrata is a intricately patterned moth with wavy cream, tan, brown, grey and white markings.

Size
wingspan 4 cm

Range
Found in tropical Asia, New Guinea and Queensland in Australia.



Classification
Class:Insecta
Order:Lepidoptera
Family:Geometridae
Genus:Cleora
Species:tenebrata
Common Name:no common name

Relatives in same Genus
  no common name (C. displicata)
  no common name (C. unknown species)
  no common name (C. unknown species)