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Bird-dropping Lichen Moth II - Halone sejuncta

Family Arctiidae 

This page contains pictures and information about Bird-dropping Lichen Moths that we found in the Brisbane area, Queensland, Australia.

Body length 15mm
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Pictures were taken on Oct 2006 in Karawatha Forest.  The moth is black and white bird-dropping mimic colours. There are black bars across wings. 

1. Moths of Australia - I. F. B. Common, Melbourne University Press, 1990, p437. 
2. Halone sejuncta (R. Felder & Rogenhofer, 1875) - Australian Caterpillars by Don Herbison-Evans & Stella Crossley, 2010.

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Last updated: November 13, 2011.