Eulocastra fasciata Butler, 1886
ACONTIINAE,   NOCTUIDAE,   NOCTUOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Eulocastra fasciata
Photo: courtesy of Buck Richardson, from
Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art

This adult moth has white forewings with three black bands across each one, the basal band blending with the black thorax. The head is yellow, and the eyes black. The moth has a wing span of about 2 cms.

Eulocastra fasciata
(Photo: courtesy of Graeme Cocks, Townsville, Queensland)

The species has been found in Australia in

  • Queensland, and
  • New South Wales.


    Further reading:

    Arthur G. Butler,
    Descriptions of 21 new genera and 103 new species of Lepidoptera Heterocera from the Australian region,
    Transactions of the Entomological Society of London,
    Volume 4 (1886), pp. 419-420.

    Buck Richardson,
    Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art,
    LeapFrogOz, Kuranda, 2015, p. 116.


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    (updated 19 April 2010)