This page contains pictures and information about Common Epicoma Moths
that we found in
the Brisbane area, Queensland, Australia.
- Male, wingspan 30mm
- This is the male Common Epicoma Moth. It has the white forewings each has
a dark brown patch with yellow spot centre on a brown diagonal line. Its
head and legs are hairy. Female is dark brown instead of white.
- The caterpillars are dark brown and hairy. They feed at night on Myrtaceae
leaves. They feed in group when young.
- 1. Epicoma
melanosticta - Australia
Moths Online, 2007.
- 2. Epicoma
melanosticta - Australian Insects
Common Name, CSIRO, 2004.
- 3. Epicoma
(Donovan, 1805) - Don Herbison-Evans & Stella Crossley, 2005.
- 4. Moths
of Australia - I. F. B. Common, Melbourne University Press,
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