Some specimens are bright orange with yellow hindwings, while others are entirely dusky brown.
Various plants, including pohuehue and Hydrocotyle elongata
Feeds from web under leaf. Leaves may be tied with silk.
Pupates between spun leaves.
Variable wing colouring, from bright orange with yellow hindwings to entirely dusky brown. September to May. Flies by day and night, attracted to light.
8 - 12mm
Native forest, shrubland, coastal areas.