Contact | Blog | Project Noah Facebook | Project Noah Twitter

A global citizen science platform
to discover, share and identify wildlife

Join Project Noah!

Oecophorine Moth

Microbela epicona

Description:

An attractive moth with a wing span of about 15 mm. Fore wings were a bright yellow with deep brown submarginal areas. Each fore wing also had a brown triangular patch along the inner margin and a similar coloured patch was also seen on the yellow thorax. Labial palps were recurved.

Habitat:

Attracted to garden lights on a warm night.

Notes:

Ths moth has been seen in South Australia and Victoria.
Family: Oecophoridae
Group: Philobota

Species ID Suggestions



Sign in to suggest organism ID

Comments

Leuba Ridgway
Spotted by
Leuba Ridgway

Victoria, Australia

Lat: -37.90, Long: 145.31

Spotted on Oct 30, 2019
Submitted on Oct 31, 2019

Related Spottings

Oecophorine Moth Oecophorine moth Oecophorine Moth Oecophorine Moth

Nearby Spottings

Four Eyes Cotton Tipworm Moth Concealer Moth Hangfly with prey

Reference