Amerila alberti (Rothschild, 1910)
(previously known as Rhodogastria alberti)
ARCTIINAE ,   ARCTIIDAE ,   NOCTUOIDEA
  
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Amerila alberti
(Photo: courtesy of Buck Richardson, Kuranda, Queensland)

The adult moth of this species has wings that are a translucent white, with a with black spots on the thorax, a red abdomen, and red and orange areas on the legs.

The species is found in Queensland in Australia.


Further reading :

Lionel Walter Rothschild,
Description of New Species of Arctianae in the Tring Museum,
Novitates Zoologicae,
Volume 17, Part 2 (1910), p. 186, No. 68.


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(updated 5 February 2010)