- This page contains pictures and information about Unknown Case Moths and Bag Moths
in family Psychidae that we found
in the Brisbane area, Queensland, Australia. The Case Moths listed below are
yet to be identified. Please advise
if you identify any of them..
- Log Cabin Case Moth
- ? sp.
- Margaret Owen in Western Australia send us the about picture. We have never
seen this case moth in Brisbane. On Aug 2007 we found a mini version of the bag in Karawatha Forest. It was
less than 10mm in length, which also found on gum leaf. Please also check this
page for details.
- Messy-sticks Case Moth
- ? Lomera sp., bag length 40mm
- The Case Moth makes case attached with messy twigs. We do not know much
about this Case Moth, though we do have many photos in this page.
- Wattle Case Moth
- ? sp., Bag length 30mm
- We always found this Case Moth feeding on Acacia leaves. Please check this
page for more pictures and photos.
- She-oak Case Moth
- Case length 20mm
- Please check this page for more
infromation about this Case Moth.
- Those bag moths are yet to be identified. Please advise if you know any of
- 1. Insects of Australia and New Zealand - R. J. Tillyard, Angus
& Robertson, Ltd, Sydney, 1926, p435.
- 2. Moths of Australia
- I. F. B. Common, Melbourne University Press, 1990,
- 3. Insects
of Australia - CSIRO, Division of Entomology, Melbourne University
Press, 2nd Edition 1991, p848.
- 4. PSYCHIDAE
of Australia - Caterpillars
of Australian Moths - Don Herbison-Evans & Stella Crossley, 2007.
- 5. Case moths, bag moths or bagworms - Chris Burwell, Queensland Museum, 2006.
- 6. REVISION OF THE AUSTRALIAN PSYCHIDAE -
MEYRICK. E and LOWER O B. (1907).
- 7. Northern
Territory Insects, A Comprehensive Guide CD - Graham Brown, 2009.
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