Pyralid Moths 
Figs Pyralid Moth
Yellow-brown Pyralid Moth
Yellow-red Pyralid Moth
Gragaloo Pyralid Moth
Grass Caterpillar
Brown-yellow Pyralid Moth
Beet Webworm 
Tree Lucerne Moth 
Bird-Dropping Pyralid Moth 


Teak Moths - Family Hyblaeidae

This page contains pictures and information about Teak Moths in Family Hyblaeidae that we found in the Brisbane area, Queensland, Australia.
Hyblaeidae is a small moth family. Moths in this family have strong thorax, small head and long palps. 
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Hyblaea ibidias,  body length 30mm, Mar 2010, Ford Road Conservation Area.
Caterpillars in family Hyblaeidae feed on leaves of teak (Verbenaceae) and Vitex (Bignoniaceae). The Hyblaea ibidias species caterpillar feed on Pandorea jasminoides.

1. Moths of Australia - I. F. B. Common, Melbourne University Press, 1990, p337, plate8.20, 25.10.
2. Australian Moths Online - CSIRO Ecosystem Sciences 2011. 


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