Bogong Moth

Agrotis infusa

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The bogong moth (Agrotis infusa) is a temperate species of night-flying moth, notable for its biannual long-distance seasonal migrations towards and from the Australian Alps, similar to the diurnal monarch butterfly. During the winter and autumn seasons, it is found in Southern and Western Australia, primarily across New South Wales, where adult bogong moths breed and larvae hatch, consuming winter pasture plants during their growth. During the spring, the moths migrate south and re

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