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Golden Leaf Moth

Wingia aurata

Description:

Resembling a tiny banana with darker lines over blended yellow/orange with a dull sheen overall.
About 12mm long with 20mm wingspan.

Habitat:

Drawn to outside light in outer urban back yard.

Notes:

After years of hoping to see one of these several have turned up recently.
This one was skipping from light to nearby bushes. https://bie.ala.org.au/species/urn:lsid:...

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2 Comments

maplemoth662
maplemoth662 a year ago

Photo No. 3: is a beautiful, amazing, photo and moth....

maplemoth662
maplemoth662 a year ago

Four, beautiful photos....

Mark Ridgway
Spotted by
Mark Ridgway

Victoria, Australia

Lat: -37.90, Long: 145.31

Spotted on Jan 12, 2018
Submitted on Mar 11, 2018

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