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OrchidDiuris chryseopsis   

Golden moth at Mount Painter

2 images

Diuris chryseopsis at Mount Painter - 28 Sep 2017
Diuris chryseopsis at Mount Painter - 28 Sep 2017

Identification history

Orchid Diuris chryseopsis 2 Oct 2017 CathB

Author's notes

Flowers that had opened since last round of grazing have now been grazed too. Something takes just the top of the flower, leaving the ovary behind (image 2). A few flowers have been grazed by a case moth. By 1 October all remaining leaves and buds are looking very yellow and are drying out.

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Location information

Species information

  • Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 4 - 15 Abundance
  • 28 Sep 2017 4:42 PM Recorded on
  • CathB Recorded by
  • Website Reported via
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