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.
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Leistomorpha brontoscopa has been recorded at: