Lydia Lichen Moth

Asura lydia (Donovan, 1805)

The larvae for this species can be found on various leafy plants but they feed on dead and decaying matter and lichens. The adult is bright yellow to orange and black

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What habitats does Asura lydia live in?

They are found in areas where conditions favour the development of lichen and other encrusting algae from rainforests to alpine regions

What is the distribution of Asura lydia?

Eastern Australia from Qld to Tasmania

How big does Asura lydia grow?

Can grow to around 20mm long

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