AppearanceThe moths are rusty coloured with stout hairy bodies. with wings varying in colour from orange through brown to cream. The moths have a dark patch under the hindwing, which can be used to distinguish them from Entometa guttularis. The adult males have a wingspan up to 5 cm. The females have a wingspan up to 8 cm.
DistributionThe species is found in the southern half of Australia, including:
- New South Wales
- South Australia
- Western Australia.
ReproductionThe female lays her eggs in untidy clusters on leaves of a food plant. The eggs are mottled brown and ovoid, with a length of about 2 mm. Many are laid lying on their side.
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