Cruria kochii (W.J. Macleay, 1866)
(one synonym : Cruria papuana Jordan, 1912)
AGARISTINAE ,   NOCTUIDAE ,   NOCTUOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Cruria kochii
(Photo: courtesy of Graeme Cocks, Townsville, Queensland)

The adult moth of this species is black, with white splotches on the forewings, and an arc of white spots on each hindwing. The abdomen is banded in black and yellow.

The species is found in

  • Queensland.

    Further reading :

    William John Macleay,
    Lepidopterous Insects from Cape York, presented to the Museum by Mr. Moore of H.M.S. "Salamander",
    Proceedings of the Entomological Society of New South Wales,
    Volume 1 (1866), pp. liv-lv, No. 22.


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    (updated 9 October 2008, 9 February 2015)