Some Moths of the Oenochrominae #4.

Another common species is a member of the group known as twisted moths, Circopetes obtusata, the Grey Twisted-moth, the larvae are eucalypt grazers.

Female.

Male, note the pectinate antennae.

More twisted moths from forest habitats, Parepisparis excusata, the Marbled Twisted-moth.

Male.

 

Three females, due to identification difficulty they will remain anonymous for now. If identifications become available the post will be edited and updated.

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Reference and further reading, Moths of Victoria Volume 4.

Some Moths of the Oenochrominae #3.

The Pink Arhodia, Arhodia lasiocamparia is so named for the colour of its hind wings.  This is not always the case though as specimens to the light have ranged from nondescript through to purple. The larvae feed on eucalypt foliage.

A pristine male.

Hind wing showing purple colour.

Females showing colour variation.

To be continued,
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Reference and further reading, Moths of Victoria Volume 4.