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Purple-banded Concealer Moth - Chrysonoma fascialis

Family Oecophoridae

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

Body length 20mm
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Photos were taken in Karawatha Forest on August 2007.
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Found this moth again on Jan 2008 in Karawatha Forest 
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Nov 2009, Carbrook Wetland
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Mar 2010, Ford Road Conservation Area

Concealer Moth Caterpillar

The larvae live in portable cases formed from two irregular pieces cut from leaves of Eucalyptus or Lophostemon on which they feed. 
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? Chrysonoma fascialis, Case length 10mm 

1. Moths of Australia - I. F. B. Common, Melbourne University Press, 1990, p 223, Plate 4.19.

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Last updated: August 02, 2011.