(Photo: Don Herbison-Evans, Bundaberg, Queensland)
These Caterpillars live and pupate in a silken case which is not decorated like most PSYCHIDAE, but is cigar shaped to accommodate the animal inside. It is similar to Hyalarcta nigrescens but has no ribs. The case can grow to a length of up to 4 cms.
(updated 15 October 2001, 24 March 2018, 28 February 2022)