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 Australia in

  • Queensland.


    Further reading :

    Buck Richardson,
    Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art,
    LeapFrogOz, Kuranda, 2015, p. 13.

    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, 18 November 2016)