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“Adult moths have yellow forewings, each with three dark brown stripes. The hindwings are brown. The caterpillars live in cases, made from silk and bits of leaf which they carry around with them”. They feed on Swamp Turpentine (Lophostemon suaveolens) along the riparian zone on the wildlife refuge. Wingspan is about 2cm. They are found in N.S.W. First described by Fabricius, 1775.

I.D. courtesy of Don Herbison-Evans.

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