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Thysanoplusia orichalcea - lateral view
Thysanoplusia orichalcea
Thysanoplusia orichalcea
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LEPIDOPTERA
Noctuidae
Thysanoplusia orichalcea Fabricius, 1775
Gzira
23/07/13
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CSIRO - Australian Gov. Forestry
The golden wing moth (Thysanoplusia orichalcea) is a member of the Noctuidae. The caterpillar feeds on a variety of plants both wild herbaceous plants like the pitch trefoil (Bituminaria bituminosa) and cultivated plants like sunflower and soybean.

This specimen was identified by Paolo Mazzei.
Gzira
23/07/13
Gzira
23/07/13