JOSEPH'S COAT MOTH FACTS
Joseph's Coat Moth is a beautifully marked moth. The forewings are black with yellow and pale blue markings. The hindwings are black with pale blue and bright red band. Females have a broad patch of white on front part of body and base of forewings.
The caterpillars are banded black and white with two orange bands. The orange bands are after the third black band from each end. The caterpillars are lightly covered with long hairs with club shaped tips.
wingspan: male 5cm; female 7cm
feeds on cultivated grape crops, as well as native grapes
Joseph's Coat Moth is found in Northern Territory, Queensland, New South Wales and Victoria.
|Common Name:||Joseph's Coat Moth|