Concealer Moth Sp.

Wingia hesperidella (Meyrick, 1883)

A small moth that can be found locally around Tomahawk and across Tasmania

How to identify Wingia hesperidella?

The adult moths havea deep orangey-yellow forewing with notcieable pink patches along the costas, and narrow pink edges to the margins. The hindwings are off-white darkening to yellow at the wingtips. The wings have pointed wingtips

What habitats does Wingia hesperidella live in?

Often found amongst leaf litter

What is the distribution of Wingia hesperidella?

Southern Australia including around Tasmania

How big does Wingia hesperidella grow?

The wingspan is about 2.5 cms

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