AGANAIDAE (Tropical Tiger Moths) of Australia
(synonyms : HYPSIDAE , AGANAINAE)
NOCTUOIDEA
  
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

AGANAIDAE

caterpillars
  
AGANAIDAE

pupa
  
AGANAIDAE

moths
  
AGANAIDAE

undersides

Sometimes this is listed as a sub-family of ARCTIIDAE, but here, following Nielsen et al., we list it as a separate family. The 9 named Australian species in AGANAIDAE are:

Agape chloropyga

Asota australis
Asota caricae
Asota heliconia
Asota iodamia
Asota orbona
Asota plagiata

Digama marmorea

Neochera dominia


Further reading :

Peter Hendry,
The Aganainae,
Metamorphosis Australia,
Issue 58 (September 2010), pp. 21-22,
Butterflies and Other Invertebrates Club.


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(updated 31 May 2014)