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Yponomeuta internella lateral view This tiny little monochrome beauty is in the Ermine moth family Yponomeutidae. It is native to this country.<br />
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The larvae of this species live communally in a silken web on their food plant. They commonly feed on Red Olive Berry (Elaeodendron australe). <br />
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20 mm wingspan<br />
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The larvae of this species live communally in a silken web on their food plant. They commonly feed on Red Olive Berry (Elaeodendron australe).<br />
<br />
20 mm wingspan<br />
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Yponomeuta internella lateral view

This tiny little monochrome beauty is in the Ermine moth family Yponomeutidae. It is native to this country.

The larvae of this species live communally in a silken web on their food plant. They commonly feed on Red Olive Berry (Elaeodendron australe).

20 mm wingspan

Yponomeuta internella dorsal view This tiny little monochrome beauty is in the Ermine moth family Yponomeutidae. It is native to this country.<br />
<br />
The larvae of this species live communally in a silken web on their food plant. They commonly feed on Red Olive Berry (Elaeodendron australe).<br />
<br />
20 mm wingspan<br />
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    comments (3)

  1. An absolute beauty! Such a stylish "coat" it has! Posted 7 days ago
  2. Excellent shot, Ruth! Posted 7 days ago
  3. Wow! So pretty! Posted 7 days ago

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''Yponomeuta internellus'' is a moth of the family Yponomeutidae. It is found in southern Queensland and in New South Wales.

The wingspan is about 20 mm. The larvae feed on ''Cassine australis''. They live communally in a silken web on their food plant.

Similar species: Moths And Butterflies
Species identified by Ruth Spigelman
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By Ruth Spigelman

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Uploaded Jan 13, 2020. Captured Aug 7, 2019 13:00 in 62 Kempster Rd, Merewether NSW 2291, Australia.
  • Canon EOS 60D
  • f/10.0
  • 1/99s
  • ISO200
  • 100mm