Confined to the North Island, a striking lichen or bark mimic, resembling twigs of the host plant covered with lichen or scale insects.
Well-camouflaged, resembling a small bird dropping when young and a Pseudopanax fruit when older. 30mm long.
On the forest floor in a loosely spun cocoon encrusted with dirt.
Dark brown patches on a silver background. Adults can be seen resting on tree trunks, well disguised amongst lichen.
As a cocoon.
Wherever Pseudopanax is common, North Island only.