Xanthograpta glycychroa (Turner, 1904)
(previously known as Axiorata glycychroa)
ACONTIINAE ,   NOCTUIDAE ,   NOCTUOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Xanthograpta glycychroa
(Photo: courtesy of Graeme Cocks, Townsville, Queensland)

The adult moth of this species has pale reddish forewings each with a broad ragged well-defined dark-edged band across the middle. The wingspan is about 2 cms.

The species is found in

  • Western Australia,
  • Northern Territory, and
  • Queensland.


    Further reading :

    A. Jefferis Turner,
    New Australian Lepidoptera...with synonomic notes and other notes,
    Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia,
    Volume 28 (1904), pp. 218-219.


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    (updated 21 April 2011)