Philobota arabella

Philobota arabella
Adult of Philobota arabella or a related species, Aranda (Australia)
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Oecophoridae
Genus: Philobota
Species: P. arabella
Binomial name
Philobota arabella
(Newman, 1856)
  • Oecophora arabella Newman, 1856

Philobota arabella is a moth of the Oecophoridae family. It is found in the dry grassy native woodlands of Victoria.

The wingspan is about 25 mm. Adults are on wing in September and October. Adults have orange forewings with a broad brown hairy margin.

The larvae are thought to feed in leaf litter.

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