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Identification: The adult moths of this species are purplish-brown, with a dark kidney-shaped mark near the centre of each forewing, and often a purple spot at each forewing tip. Each hindwing has a broad black mark along the margin.
Wing Span: 7 cm
Caterpillar Hosts: The caterpillar feeds on various species of MYRTACEAE,
Range: The species occurs as several subspecies over south-east Asia and the south Pacific,
National Moth Week was July 23-31, 2022!
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