Abantiades labyrinthicus

Abantiades labyrinthicus
Swift Moth attracted to the lights around the building. Caterpillars feed on tree roots and pupate in the bottom of a tunnel in the soil.
Male moths have a wing span of 10 cm and females to 16 cm. Photograph: L. von Richter

Abantiades labyrinthicus pupal cases
Large numbers of Swift Moth pupal cases were seen during August 2006 in the woodland at Mount Annan Botanic Garden.
Photograph: L. von Richter