Thallarcha levis Turner, 1943
LITHOSIINI,   ARCTIINAE,   EREBIDAE,   NOCTUOIDEA
  
Don Herbison-Evans,
(donherbisonevans@yahoo.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Thallarcha levis
male
(Photo: courtesy of Ian McMillan, Imbil, Queensland)

This species has adult moths with forewings that are off-white with dark markings, including a jagged dark band across the middle. The hindwings are plain white The wingspan is about 1.5 cms.

Thallarcha levis
female
(Photo: courtesy of the Photography Group, Centre for Biodiversity Genomics, University of Guelph)

The species has been found in :

  • Northern Territory, and
  • Queensland.

    Thallarcha levis
    underside
    (Photo: courtesy of Graeme Cocks, Townsville, Queensland)


    Further reading :

    A. Jefferis Turner,
    New species of Lepidoptera from the Barnard collection. No. 2,
    Memoirs of the Queensland Museum,
    Volume 12 (1943), p. 109.


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    (updated 11 August 2012)