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Common Brown Noctuid Moth - Diatenes aglossoides

Family Noctuidae

This page contains pictures and information about Common Brown Noctuid Moths that we found in the Brisbane area, Queensland, Australia.

Wingspan 40mm
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The Moths is dark brown with complex pattern wings. We found it rested on the wall outside our house from time to time. 
We did not found its caterpillars yet, From the references the caterpillar feeds on Acacia, pupates on hole or under loose bark of host tree.

1. Moths of Australia - Ian F.B.Common, Melbourne University Press, 1990, p452, fig 47.2.
2. Diatenes aglossoides (Guenee, 1852) - Australian Caterpillars, by Don Herbison-Evans & Stella Crossley, 2008.

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Last updated: November 27, 2011.