Larvae feed on the flowers and leaves of mingimingi or manuka.
Green. Feeds on host flowers and leaves.
Pupates in cocoon on or under soil at host plant base.
Delicate pattern with close-set green or bluish wavy lines that cross wings, slightly angled hindwing. Male has white-speckled brownish stripe along forewing coasta. Found all year (mainly October to May). Flies at night, attracted to light.
11 - 14mm
Native forest, forest edges, shrubland