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  no common name (Simplicia caeneusalis)





no common name | Simplicia caeneusalis photo
Simplicia caeneusalis

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INSECT FACTS

Identification
The adult Simplicia caeneusalis moth is brown with a straight white line across the margin of each forewing. There is a curved white line along the margin of each hindwing. At rest it forms an equilateral triangle shape.

Size
wingspan about 3cm

Food
the caterpillar feeds on dead leaves

Range
Found in Asia and throughout most of Australia



Classification
Class:Insecta
Order:Lepidoptera
Family:Herminiidae
Genus:Simplicia
Species:caeneusalis
Common Name:no common name