Landcare Research - Manaaki Whenua

Landcare-Research -Manaaki Whenua

Bamboo moth

Photo by Robert Hoare

Photo by Robert Hoare

Artona martini Efetov

Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Zygaenidae

Size range

  • Wingspan 22 mm


  • 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

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