Cruria latifascia Jordan, 1912
(one synonym : Cruria sthenozona Turner, 1920)
AGARISTINAE,   NOCTUIDAE,   NOCTUOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Cruria latifascia
(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 black with broad white submarginal band. The abdomen is banded in black and white, with a yellow tuft on the tip. The wingspan is about 3 cms.

The species is found in

  • Queensland.

    Further reading :

    Karl Jordan,
    Bombyces and Sphinges of the Indo-Australian Region,
    in Adalbert Seitz (ed.):
    The Macrolepidoptera of the World,
    Stuttgart : Alfred Kernen Verlag, Volume 11 (1912), p. 14.

    A. Jefferis Turner,
    Revision of the Australian Noctuidae,
    Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia,
    Volume 44 (1920), pp. 124-125.


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    (written 21 December 2018)