Lycid-mimicking Moth
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Wattle Concealer Moth
Banded Concealer Moth I
Banded Concealer Moth II 
Purple Banded Concealer I
Purple-banded Concealer II
Banded Concealer Moth III 
Tube Concealer Moth
Tunnel Concealer Moth 
Banded Concealer Moth IV
Concealer Moth Caterpillars
Banded Timber Moth
Gum Tree Borer Moth
White Timber Moth I
Mottled Timber Moth
Bark Timber Moth
White Timber Moth II
Timber Moth Caterpillars 
Small Grey Moth
Small Banded Moth
Narrow-winged Moth 
Gelechid Moth 
Long-horned Moth
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Banded Concealer Moth I - Eochrois platyphaea

Family Oecophoridae

This page contains information and pictures about Banded Concealer Moths that we found in the Brisbane area, Queensland, Australia.

Body length 15mm
There are a lot of black and white banded moths in the family OECOPHORIDAE as well as the other moth families. They may be looked very similar. 
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Photos were taken on Nov 2009, Anstead Forest.
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From reference infromation, caterpillars in genus Eochrois live in tubular silk shelter spun amongst leptospermum (Tea-tree) foliage. 

1. Australian Moths Online - CSIRO Ecosystem Sciences 2011.  
2. Moths of Australia - I. F. B. Common, Melbourne University Press, 1990, p222.

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