Bark Moth Allies #2.

Macarini.

Images of two genera in this tribe, Dissomorphia and Parosteodes.

Dissomorphia.

The Dashed Geometrid, Dissomorphia australiaria, female. Larval food wattles.

Males, note the different wing shape.

Parosteodes.

The Dodonaea Moth, Parosteodes fictiliaria. As the name suggests the larval food plants are Dodonaeas, in this area Dodonaea viscosa, the Sticky Hop Bush.

Male.

Females.

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References and further reading, Moths of Victoria Volume 7.

Bark Moth Allies

Three genera from the tribe Lithinini, (Azelina), (Gynopteryx) and Idiodes. The larval food for these three genera is Bracken Fern, Pteridium esculentum.

(Azelina)

The Acute Point-moth, (Azelina) biplaga, males.

(Gynopteryx)

(Gynopteryx) ada, male.

Female.

Idiodes.

The Bracken Moth, Idiodes apicata. Both species shown here are quite variable in appearance.

Male.

Female.

Female.

The Straight-winged Bracken Moth, Idiodes siculoides. This species can be identified by the cream strip between the antennae.

Male.

Female.

Male.

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To be continued.

References and further reading, Moths of Victoria Volume 7.