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Round-eyed Striped Noctuid - Grammodes ocellata

Family Noctuidae

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

Wingspan 40mm
This moth has round eye spot on each forewing. Pictures taken on a suburban street in Brisbane on early summer 2003.
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From reference information the caterpillar feeds on Phyllanthus maderaspatanus ( EUPHORBIACEAE ). 

1. Grammodes ocellata Tepper, 1890 - Australian Caterpillars, by Don Herbison-Evans & Stella Crossley, 2008.
2. Moths of Australia - Ian F.B.Common, Melbourne University Press, 1990, p453, plate21.2. 

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Last updated: December 02, 2011.