Plump, pale green larvae feed on Lobelia and Verbena foliage.
Lobelia and Verbena species.
Plump pale green. Feeds on host foliage.
Pupates in a cocoon amongst host leaves.
Blotchy forewing patterns likely camouflage moth at rest in vegetation. January to May. Flies at night, attracted to light.
12 - 16mm
North Island, northern South Island.
Gardens, weedy areas, forest edges and clearings.