The delicate colour pattern of this moth lends protective camouflage when it rests on the underside of the silver fern.
Makes untidy spinnings on silver fern fronds.
Pupates in feeding place.
Forewings camouflaged against underside of silver fern frond. September to February. Rarely observed. Can be disturbed by day. Active at night, attracted to light.
6 - 9mm
North Island and the north of the South Island.