Eastern Dusk-flat

Eastern Dusk-flat

(Chaetocneme beata)

The Eastern Dusk-flat is also known as the Common Redeye. Usually found in North Queensland rainforests as well as suburban areas of Brisbane. Mature specimens are active at dusk or dawn.

Host Plant:

Bolwarra, (Eupomatia laurina), also known as the Native Guava or Copper Laurel, can be a shrub or a small tree ranging in size from 3 to 8 metres high, and is found in Eastern Australia and New Guinea.

Learn more about the Eastern Dusk-flat in the book entitled Create More Butterflies by Frank Jordan & Helen Schwencke which is available from Earthling Enterprises