This page contains pictures and information about moths
and caterpillars in subfamily CHLOEPHORINAE that we found in the Brisbane area,
moths in this subfamily are medium in size. Caterpillars have four pairs of
- Transverse Moth
- Xanthodes transversa, caterpillar length 50mm, adult wingspan 30mm
- We sometimes find this Transverse Moths
Hibiscus plants in our backyard. When small, the caterpillars are light green
in colour. Later they develop yellow bands and black spots.
The adult Transverse Moth is yellow in
colour, with three brown arrow-shaped lines across each forewing. The back
edges of the forewings are dark brown in colour. More pictures and information
please click here.
- 1. Moths
of Australia - I. F. B. Common, Melbourne University Press,
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