Pollanisus cupreus

Meaning of name: Unknown.

Distribution: This moth has been found in Western Australia. It is not known if it occurs elsewhere.

Remarks: This moth has a wing length (nose to wing tip) of approximately 1.5 centimetres.

It is likely that the host plant of the caterpillars is Hibbertia hypericoides.

Associations: Arctotheca calendula, cape weed.

Hibbertia hypericoides

References: Zygaenid Moths of Australia: A Revision of the Australian Zygaenidae. Gerhard M Tarmann. 

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