A fascinating species, which looks like a patchwork quilt made of green and brown strips.
Reared on matai.
Pupates in a cocoon in ground detritus.
Greenish wings. Male has an elongated abdomen (Tatosoma means 'long body') that likely evolved to impress the female during courtship. September to March. Rests on mossy tree trunks by day. Flies at night, attracted to light.
12.5 - 15mm