Australian Bag Moth

Cebysa leucotelus

Summary

Adult females are small brightly-coloured metallic blue and orange moths with reduced wings. They cannot fly. Adult males have brown and yellow colouration, are fully-winged and can fly. Males and females look very different.

A view of the different stages and sexes of this Moth


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Habitat

Urban and natural environments in mostly higher rainfall areas

Distribution

South-eastern Australia From NSW to Tasmania also found in New Zealand

Size

Can grow to around 8mm

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