Another Macro – Golden Leaf Moth (Wingia aurata)

The Golden Leaf Moth (Wingia aurata) is a moth of the Oecophoridae family. It is found in Southern and Eastern Australia.

The adult moth is orange with a dark line across and a dark patch in the middle of each forewing. The hindwings are orange, fading to white at the bases. The forewings are unusual as they taper to a point, and then re-curve back. The moth has a wing span of about 2 cms.

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