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Discolor Noctuid Moth - Avatha discolor

Family Noctuidae  

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

Wingspan 25mm
This moth is brown in colour with dark brown patterns. The patterns vary between individuals. 
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The caterpillar is thin and like to rest along the edge of leaves.

1. Avatha discolor - Insects of Townsville, Australia - Graeme Cocks, 2004.
2. Avatha discolor (Fabricius, 1794) - Don Herbison-Evans & Stella Crossley, 2007  

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Last updated: November 30, 2011.