(previously known as Notarcha obliqualis)
SPILOMELINAE, CRAMBIDAE, PYRALOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of David Rentz, Kuranda, Queensland)
The Caterpillar of this species is green, with a black head and collar, and with faint circular dorsal marks on the last few abdominal segments.
The caterpillar lives in a frass-covered loose silk shelter on a leaf of its foodplant. The caterpillar has been found feeding on
The adult moth is pale brown, with a complex network dark brown sinuous lines over each wing. The wingspan is about 2.5 cms.
The species is found in
Further reading :
Thomas P. Lucas,
Descriptions of Queensland Lepidoptera,
Proceedings of the Royal Society of Queensland,
Volume 13 (1898), pp. 83-84.
Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art,
LeapFrogOz, Kuranda, 2015, p. 40.
(updated 20 May 2008, 1 June 2019)