Couchgrass Webworm

Faveria tritalis (Walker, 1863)

A common moth species that is often seen in lawns and grassed areas where it's larvae feed.

How to identify Faveria tritalis?

Adult months are a light fawn colour with darker patterning and the hindwings are plain grey

What habitats does Faveria tritalis live in?

The larvae live in a silken shelter with incorporated leaves from the grasses they feed on. Adults can often be seen flying around and landing on grasses in lawns

What is the distribution of Faveria tritalis?

This month can be found throughout Australia including around Tasmania

How big does Faveria tritalis grow?

Having a wingspan of around 20 mm

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