Thallarcha epileuca Turner, 1922
LITHOSIINAE,   ARCTIIDAE,   NOCTUOIDEA
  
Don Herbison-Evans,
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Thallarcha epileuca
(Photo: courtesy of David Rentz, Kuranda, Queensland)

The adult moths of this species have dark brown forewings with white patches. The hindwings are pale brown darkening near the wing tips. The wingspan is about 1.5 cms.

Thallarcha epileuca
(Photo: courtesy of CSIRO/BIO Photography Group, Centre for Biodiversity Genomics, University of Guelph)

The species has been found in :

  • Queensland, and
  • New South Wales.


    Further reading :

    Buck Richardson,
    Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art,
    LeapFrogOz, Kuranda, 2015, p. 21.

    A. Jefferis Turner,
    Studies in Australian Lepidoptera,
    Proceedings of the Royal Society of Victoria,
    Volume 35, Part 1 (1922), pp. 31-32.


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    (updated 26 May 2010, 20 July 2019)