Leptocneria reducta

Meaning of name: Unknown.

Distribution: This moth has been reported from most of Australia.

Remarks: This moth has a wing length (nose to wing tip) of approximately 18 millimetres.

The caterpillars feed on the leaves of the White Cedar or Cape Lilac tree (Melia azedarach). 

We have photographed this species in January.

References: http://lepidoptera.butterflyhouse.com.au/lyma/reducta.html

Atlas of Living Australia https://bie.ala.org.au/species/urn:lsid:biodiversity.org.au:afd.taxon:78c96276-bff1-43f7-a8e5-fbca2249965b

BOLD Systems http://v3.boldsystems.org/index.php/Taxbrowser_Taxonpage?taxid=16542

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