Plantain moth

Scopula rubraria (Doubleday, 1843)

The adult moth has brown wings with zigzag markings, and a dark spot near the centre of each wing. Various individuals have different degrees of contrast in the markings.

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What habitats does Scopula rubraria live in?

The Caterpillars of this species eat leaves from a variety of herbaceous plants, such as Plantago lanceolata

What is the distribution of Scopula rubraria?

Found in most of Australia

How big does Scopula rubraria grow?

A wingspan of about 20mm

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