This plume moth is fairly common, apart from in the north of the North Island and the far south of the South Island.
Pseudopanax spp. (seven-finger) and ivy.
Green and coated with long hair-like reddish-brown setae. Sluggish movement. Feeds on seven-finger leaves and ivy.
Attached to leaf by silk (no cocoon).
First plume of forewing is white, sometimes with brown streak. Second plume is white. November to February (sometimes up to May). May be disturbed from vegetation during daytime, attracted to light at night.
9 - 12mm
Native forest, occasionally parks or gardens.