(one synonym : Syblis myriastra)
ATTEVINAE, YPONOMEUTIDAE, YPONOMEUTOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Ian McMillan, Imbil, Queensland)
The spotted Caterpillars of this species live communally in a silken web on their food plant. They feed on:
The adult moth has dark orange forewings with white spots. The hind wings are a paler orange colour. Its wingspan is about 3 cms.
The species occurs in:
Further reading :
Ian F.B. Common,
Moths of Australia, Melbourne University Press, 1990, Pl. 3.24, p. 204.
A. Jefferis Turner,
Revision of Australian Lepidoptera,
Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
Volume 28 (1903), pp. 79-80, No. 3.
(updated 4 November 2008, 14 October 2018, 15 April 2020)