Cruria epicharita Turner, 1911
(one synonym : Cruria epicharta Poole, 1989)
AGARISTINAE,   NOCTUIDAE,   NOCTUOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Cruria epicharita
(Photo: courtesy of CSIRO/BIO Photography Group, Centre for Biodiversity Genomics, University of Guelph)

The adult moth of this species has black forewings, each with a variety of white splotches. The hindwings are white with broad black margins. The abdomen is banded in black and yellow. The wingspan is about 6 cms.

The species is found in

  • Queensland.

    Further reading :

    A. Jefferis Turner,
    Studies in Australian Lepidoptera,
    Annals of the Queensland Museum,
    Volume 10 (1911), pp. 59-60.


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    (written 21 December 2018)