Heterotropa fastosa Turner, 1940
LITHOSIINAE,   ARCTIIDAE,   NOCTUOIDEA
  
Don Herbison-Evans,
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Heterotropa fastosa
(Photo: courtesy of Buck Richardson, Kuranda, Queensland)

The adult moths of this species have forewings that have a bold pattern in yellow, brown, and white. The hindwings are pale yellow shading to grey at the margins. The winspan is about 2 cms.

The species has been found in Australia in

  • Northern Territory, and
  • Queensland.


    Further reading :

    Buck Richardson,
    Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art,
    LeapFrogOz, Kuranda, 2015, p. 20.

    A. Jefferis Turner,
    A revision of the Australian Arctiidae (Lepidoptera),
    Proceedings of the Royal Society of Queensland,
    Volume 51 (1940), p. 115, No. 192.


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    (updated 5 February 2010)