This moth is poorly understood and needs further study.
Wide range of low-growing plants.
Feeds on low-growing plants.
Pupates in detritus or a chamber within soil.
I. insignis and I. plena belong to a single species complex. Females have a white forewing 'kidney-spot'. Males have a green-edged or reddish-brown spot. Found all year. Flies at night, attracted to light.
14.5 - 18mm
Native forest, shrubland, parks, gardens, orchards, pasture, coastal areas.