Heterallactis euchrysa Meyrick, 1886
LITHOSIINAE ,   ARCTIIDAE ,   NOCTUOIDEA
  
Don Herbison-Evans,
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley


(Photo: courtesy of Ian McMillan, Imbil, Queensland)

This species has caterpillars that have been found feeding on :

  • Lichen.

    The adult moths have forewings that are dark brown with two broad yellow bands. The head is yellow. The wingspan is about 2 cms.

    The species has been found in :

  • Queensland, and
  • New South Wales.


    Further reading :

    Ian F.B. Common,
    Moths of Australia, Melbourne University Press, 1990, pl. 18.4, p. 436.

    Edward Meyrick,
    Revision of Australian Lepidoptera. I,
    Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
    Series 2, Volume 1, Part 3 (1886), pp. 703-704, No. 22.


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    (updated 20 December 2007)