PINARA MOTH FACTS
Pinara divisa is a hairy moth from south eastern Australia. Like the similar, Pinara cana, the males and females of this species are different in colour. The females are pale brown 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 markings on they wings. Females are similar in size to males with both having a wingspan of about 4 cm. The body of both males and females is covered in long scales like hair.
wingspan to 4 cm
Caterpillars feed on eucalypt leaves.
The eggs are brownish with spots and hatch into hairy caterpillars.
Pinara divisa is found in southern Queensland, New South Wales, Victoria and South Australia.
|Common Name:||Pinara Moth|
Relatives in same Genus
Pinara Moth (P. cana)