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Concealer Moth

Tisobarica thyteria

Description:

A small moth with a wing span of about 12 - 15 mm. Fore wings were a bright yellow crisscrossed with broad reddish brown bands with slightly jagged margins.
Labial palps were recurved and antennae swept back over body.

Habitat:

Seen under bright garden lights on a mild night.

Notes:

Looks like an oecophorine moth but not able to ID it. My thanks to Dominik for the ID.
http://lepidoptera.butterflyhouse.com.au...

1 Species ID Suggestions

bayucca
bayucca 6 months ago
Thyteria Concealer Moth
Tisobarica thyteria Tisobarica thyteria · iNaturalist.org


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3 Comments

arne.roysland
arne.roysland 6 months ago

Yes it looks like Tisobarica thyteria is the perfect match bayucca
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tisobarica...

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 6 months ago

Handsome little flutterer.

Leuba Ridgway
Spotted by
Leuba Ridgway

Victoria, Australia

Spotted on Nov 14, 2019
Submitted on Nov 15, 2019

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