This is a European species, found strictly coastally, feeding on Cakile (sea rocket).
Early October 2012″Bangor” near Dunalley
Holding on to driftwood lying on the beach
Identification confirmation thanks to Boris Büche
Mid January 2021
Found at dusk on marram grass.
Identification confirmation thanks to Boris Büche. Similar collected specimens collected by Simon Grove (TMAG) were sent to be examined by Chris Reid at the Australian Museum and the identification was formally confirmed. The full conversation is here.