- This page contains information about Pink Bellied Moths that we found in
the Brisbane area, Queensland, Australia.
- Wingspan 40mm
- This moth is pink in colour. Photos were taken outside our house at a summer night.
The colour of this moths can be brown to pink within species, resemble a dry
gum leaf. They have re-curved wingtips and a yellow line across each
wing. This moths have many common names such as Hakea Moths, Grevillea
Moths and Win-coloured Moths. Their caterpillars are brown in
colour, have a large black band with white dots. They feed on Grevillea and Hakea.
- 1. Oenochroma
Guenee, 1857 - Don Herbison-Evans & Stella Crossley, 2011.
- 2. Moths
of Australia - I. F. B. Common, Melbourne University Press,
1990, p368, plate10.12.
[ Up ] [ Pink Bellied Moth ] [ Fallen Bark Looper ] [ Grey Geometrid Moth ] [ Triangular Geometrid Moth ] [ Looper Caterpillars ]