Lycid-mimicking Moth
Grey Bark Moth
Leaf-case Moths
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
Unknown in this Group


Grey Bark Moth - Agriophara discobola

Family Oecophoridae

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

Body length 30mm
As a Concealer Moth in family Oecophoridae, this is a large moth. The fore wings of the moth are cryptically patterned. It is hard to be noticed when resting on tree trunk. Larvae live between joined leaves of Myrtaceae includes Eucalyptus.
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Pictures were taken in Tingalpa on Jan 2009.

1. Moths of Australia - I. F. B. Common, Melbourne University Press, 1990, p230.
2. Australian Moths Online - CSIRO Ecosystem Sciences 2011.  

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