Landcare Research - Manaaki Whenua

Landcare-Research -Manaaki Whenua

Pupa of Bamboo moth

Artona martini Efetov

Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Zygaenidae

Size range

  • 15 mm long


  • Originally from SE Asia Japan Taiwan China Vietnam; first found Whangarei 1996. Now found in Auckland.

Life History

  • Larvae found on various species of Bamboo.
  • Most damage to ornamental species.
  • Pupa on bamboo leaf

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