Pollanisus apicalis

Pollanisus apicalis

''Pollanisus apicalis'' is a moth of the Zygaenidae family. It is found in the eastern part of Australia.
Pollanisus apicalis  Australia,Geotagged,Pollanisus apicalis,Winter

Behavior

Adult moths are day-flying, and can be found feeding during the hottest hours of the day. Mating takes place in the afternoon and lasts until the following morning, and following this the female lays eggs on the host plant.
Pollanisus apicalis taken at onkaparinga gorge south australia Australia,Geotagged,Lepidoptera,Moth,Pollanisus apicalis,Spring,Zygaenidae

Food

The larvae feed on ''Hibbertia obtusifolia'' and ''Hibbertia virgata''.

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Taxonomy
KingdomAnimalia
DivisionArthropoda
ClassInsecta
OrderLepidoptera
FamilyZygaenidae
GenusPollanisus
SpeciesP. apicalis
Photographed in
Australia