GREEN DRAB MOTH FACTS
Ophiusa tirhaca is a brown moth of the Noctuidae family. The forewings are light brown with prominent vein pattern, and wide irregular dark brown border along the outer edge of the wing. There is a dark brown spot two thirds of the way down the leading wing edge, and a brown crescent near the centre of the forewings. The hindwings have a broad broken dark band near the edge.
wingspan about 5cm
The larvae feed on foliage of shrubs and trees including some Eucalyptus species.
Ophiusa tirhaca is found in Southern Europe, Africa, southern Asia. In Australia it is found in New South Wales and Queensland.
|Common Name:||Green Drab moth|