PINARA MOTH FACTS
Pinara cana is a hairy moth from eastern Australia. The males and females are quite different in colour. The females are very pale with a row of small black and orange spots about three quarter way down the forewings running parallel to the outer edge. The male moths have brown and pale brown forewings and dark brown hindwings with paler brown near the tip. Females are larger than males with female wingspan of about 6 cm. The body of both males and females is covered in long scales like hair.
wingspan to 6 cm
Caterpillars feed on eucalypt leaves.
The eggs hatch into hairy brown caterpillars.
Pinara cana is found in Queensland, New South Wales, Victoria and Tasmania.
|Common Name:||Pinara Moth|
Relatives in same Genus
Pinara Moth (P. divisa)