Uraba lugens

Uraba lugens

''Uraba lugens'', the gum-leaf skeletoniser, is a moth of the family Nolidae. It is found in Australia and New Zealand. The larvae are a serious pest of ''Eucalyptus'' species and their close relatives. The wingspan is 25–30 mm. In Australia there are about one or two generations per year.
Taxonomy
KingdomAnimalia
DivisionArthropoda
ClassInsecta
OrderLepidoptera
FamilyNolidae
GenusUraba
SpeciesU. lugens
Photographed in
Australia