Pyralid Moths 
Figs Pyralid Moth
Yellow-brown Pyralid Moth
Yellow-red Pyralid Moth
Gragaloo Pyralid Moth
Grass Caterpillar
Brown-yellow Pyralid Moth
Beet Webworm 
Tree Lucerne Moth 
Bird-Dropping Pyralid Moth 


Figs Pyralid Moth - Agrioglypta excelsalis

Family Crambidae   

This page contains pictures and information about Figs Pyralid Moths that we found in the Brisbane area, Queensland, Australia.
Body length 10mm 
Caterpillars of Figs Pyralid Moth feed on leaves of Sandpaper Figs Ficus stephanocarpa and F. coronata.  They may either fold the leaves or join adjacent leaves with silks for their shelter. 
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1. Northern Territory Insects, A Comprehensive Guide CD - Graham Brown, 2009.
2. Some moths of PYRAUSTINAE in Australia - Don Herbison-Evans & Stella Crossley, 2011.  
3. Moths of Australia - I. F. B. Common, Melbourne University Press, 1990, p355, Plate9.28, 26.3.  


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Last updated: August 18, 2011.