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According to Australian Museum Entomologist, Dr. Britton this species occurs as far south as central New South Wales and is also found in S.E. Asia, Indonesia and P.N.G. Adults are known to be fruit-piercing moths. Other species in S.E. Asia are known as “Vampire Moths” as some are known to feed on vertebrates and suck the blood of mammals.

Further reading available- http://lepidoptera.butterflyhouse.com.au/cato/minuticornis.html 

courtesy of Don Herbison-Evans 

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