Proudly supported by :: ACT Government :: Australian Native Plants Society (ANPS) Canberra Region NatureMapr NatureMapr

Concealer moth (Oecophoridae)Leistomorpha brontoscopa

A concealer moth

These Caterpillars feed on fallen dead leaves of various species of  Gum Tree ( Eucalyptus species, MYRTACEAE ).  The caterpillars construct a shelter from two leaves joined with silk. The caterpillars pupate in a cocoon in their shelter.  The adult moth of this species has dark brown forewings with two black-edged pale yellow marks on each hind margin. The wingspan is about 1.5 cms.

Page 1 of 1 pages - image sightings only 10 0 10

Leistomorpha brontoscopa (A concealer moth) at Namadgi National Park - 31 Oct 2018 Leistomorpha brontoscopa (A concealer moth) at Flynn, ACT - 19 Oct 2018 Leistomorpha brontoscopa (A concealer moth) at Flynn, ACT - 19 Oct 2018 Leistomorpha brontoscopa (A concealer moth) at Conder, ACT - 9 Oct 2018 Leistomorpha brontoscopa (A concealer moth) at Lyneham Wetland - 3 Oct 2018 Leistomorpha brontoscopa (A concealer moth) at Lyneham Wetland - 3 Oct 2018 Leistomorpha brontoscopa (A concealer moth) at O'Connor, ACT - 9 Oct 2017 Leistomorpha brontoscopa (A concealer moth) at Flynn, ACT - 7 Oct 2017 Leistomorpha brontoscopa (A concealer moth) at Queanbeyan West, NSW - 5 Oct 2016 Leistomorpha brontoscopa (A concealer moth) at Conder, ACT - 22 Sep 2016
Leistomorpha brontoscopa (A concealer moth) at Namadgi National Park - 31 Oct 2018
Leistomorpha brontoscopa (A concealer moth) at Flynn, ACT - 19 Oct 2018
Leistomorpha brontoscopa (A concealer moth) at Flynn, ACT - 19 Oct 2018
Leistomorpha brontoscopa (A concealer moth) at Conder, ACT - 9 Oct 2018
Leistomorpha brontoscopa (A concealer moth) at Lyneham Wetland - 3 Oct 2018
Leistomorpha brontoscopa (A concealer moth) at Lyneham Wetland - 3 Oct 2018
Leistomorpha brontoscopa (A concealer moth) at O'Connor, ACT - 9 Oct 2017
Leistomorpha brontoscopa (A concealer moth) at Flynn, ACT - 7 Oct 2017
Leistomorpha brontoscopa (A concealer moth) at Queanbeyan West, NSW - 5 Oct 2016
Leistomorpha brontoscopa (A concealer moth) at Conder, ACT - 22 Sep 2016

Page 1 

Leistomorpha brontoscopa
Female (Leistomorpha brontoscopa)
Leistomorpha brontoscopa

Follow Leistomorpha brontoscopa

Subscribe

Receive email alerts when new sightings are reported.

Species Information

Leistomorpha brontoscopa locations

Leistomorpha brontoscopa has been recorded at:

Atlas of Life in the Coastal Wilderness Frogwatch ACT and Region Budawang Coast Nature Map Southern Highlands Nature Map Noosa Shire Nature Map Albury Wodonga Nature Map
1191381 sightings of 5441 species in 1191 locations from 2559 members
Powered by NatureMapr |  Canberra Nature Map operates under Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Australia |  Privacy