Actual wingspan of this species : 5cm
The sunmoths are day flying and can be mistaken for butterflies!
The caterpillars feed on native grasses.
The species has been recorded from the Swan River southwards to Dunsborough and Eagle Bay, and eastwards to Walpole, Denmark, and Albany.
Please note that this piece is currently on display in Katanning. It will not be able to be shipped until late July when the exhibition ends and the artworks are returned to me.
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Synemon directa, White Banded Sun Moth - female
180cm x 216cm
Oil and acrylic on heavy weight linen
This piece is unframed and unstretched for ease of shipping. It can be taken to a framer to be stretched and framed with a frame of your choice.