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Anachloris subochraria (Golden Grass Carpet)

Last Modified: 12-4-2020 20:59

Anachloris subochraria
Anachloris subochraria

Anachloris subochraria (Golden Grass Carpet moth) is a small moth with a wingspan of around30mm, found natively throughout New Zealand and in parts of Australia. In New Zealand, the larvae feed on native Epilobium (willowherbs) and introduced ragwort. This example was observed within the Sutherland Stream catchment of the Wither Hills Farm Park.

Location: Latitude: -41.555367 Longitude: 173.967529

Image Date: 2/12/2019

Photographer: Christopher Cookson

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