Category Archive for 'Moths'

Mothing Fairy Dell.

Fairy Dell is a gully of warm temperate rain forest covering forty eight hectares. It has many interesting and rare plants including the Prickly Treefern, Cyathea leichardtiana, and the Yellow Milk Vine, Marsdenia flavescens, one of the larval food plants of the sought after Noctuid, Fodina ostorius, that I vainly hoped might grace us with […]

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The Hakea Wine Moth.

In April it will be seven years since a very nice pink-hued Oenochroma vinaria first came to my moth sheet to be photographed, and since then it has become a familiar visitor. Not surprising, the larvae feed on plants in the Proteaceae family, hakeas and grevilleas for instance, many of which are in the garden, […]

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