Mosses: BRYOPHYTA in Australia

Flowers in Australia Flower
Families
     
Don Herbison-Evans,
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
&
Christine Ashe
  
Plants in Australia Plant
Classes

Bryum species
Bryum Moss
Upper Beaconsfield, Victoria
Photo: courtesy of
Laura Levens
Campylopus introflexus
Australian Moss
Upper Beaconsfield, Victoria
Photo: courtesy of
Laura Levens
Grimmia species
Dry Rock Moss
Upper Beaconsfield, Victoria
Photo: courtesy of
Laura Levens
Polytrichum juniperinum
Juniper Hair Cap
Upper Beaconsfield, Victoria
Photo: courtesy of
Laura Levens
Ptychomnion aciculare
Pipe Cleaners
Upper Beaconsfield, Victoria
Photo: courtesy of
Laura Levens, September 1996
Another Moss
Sydney, August 2006

Mosses are thought to be possible foodplants of the caterpillars of a number of Australian moths, including:


Spodoptera litura
and those in the
families/subfamilies:

PSYCHIDAE
and

LITHOSIINAE
and

SCOPARIINAE

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Australian
Australian Butterflies
butterflies
Australian
Australian caterpillars
Lepidoptera
Australian
Australian Moths
moths

(updated 2 May 2010, 11 December 2017, 11 July 2019)