Amblyptilia falcatalis

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Amblyptilia falcatalis
Platyptilia falcatalis.jpg
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Euarthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Pterophoridae
Genus: Amblyptilia
Species: A. falcatalis
Binomial name
Amblyptilia falcatalis
(Walker, 1864)
  • Platyptilus falcatalis Walker, 1864
  • Platyptilia haasti Felder & Rogenhofer, 1875
  • Platyptilia indubitata Philpott, 1929

Amblyptilia falcatalis, the brown plume moth, is a species of moth of the Pterophoridae family that is found in New Zealand.

The moth's host plants are Hebe stricta and Hebe salicifolia, commonly called koromiko.

Amblyptilia falcatalis grows up to a size of 25 millimetres (0.98 in).[1]


  1. ^ "Moth (Brown Plume) Platyptilia falcatalis". Taranaki Educational Resource: Research, Analysis and Information Network. Retrieved 12 May 2012.