Asura bipars (Walker, 1865)
(previously known as Stonia habrotis)
LITHOSIINAE ,   ARCTIIDAE ,   NOCTUOIDEA
  
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Asura bipars
(Photo: courtesy of Buck Richardson, Kuranda, Queensland)

This species has adult moths are black with yellow spots. The wingspan is about 2 cms.

Asura bipars
(Photo: courtesy of Graeme Cocks, Townsville, Queensland)

The species has been found in :

  • Queensland, and
  • New South Wales.

    Asura bipars
    underside
    (Photo: courtesy of Graeme Cocks, Townsville, Queensland)


    Further reading :

    Buck Richardson,
    Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art,
    LeapFrogOz, Kuranda, 2015, p. 18.

    Francis Walker,
    Catalogue of Lepidoptera Heterocera,
    List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum,
    Part 31, Supplement part 1 (1865), p. 187.


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    (updated 29 August 2012)