Yellow-headed Heath Moth

Antasia flavicapitata (Guenée, 1857)

Found amongst the low level heath type scrub

How to identify Antasia flavicapitata?

brown forewings, each having two dark-edged pale curvy submarginal lines, and an irregularly scalloped marginal area, and a vague oval dark spot near the middle. The hindwings are plain brown each with one submarginal pale line. The small head is yellow

What habitats does Antasia flavicapitata live in?

A common moth amoungst the scrub areas around Tomahawk

What is the distribution of Antasia flavicapitata?

Eastern Australia including around Tasmania

How big does Antasia flavicapitata grow?

The wingspan is about 30mm

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