Heliosia micra Hampson, 1903
LITHOSIINAE ,   ARCTIIDAE ,   NOCTUOIDEA
  
Don Herbison-Evans,
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Heliosia micra
(Photo: courtesy of Buck Richardson, Kuranda, Queensland)

The adult moths of this species are yellow, with several jagged dark lines across each forewing, and plain hindwings. The wingspan is about 1 cm.

The species is found in

  • Queensland.


    Further reading :

    George F. Hampson,
    Descriptions of new Syntomidae and Arctiadae,
    Annals and Magazine of Natural History,
    Series 7, Volume 11 (1903), p. 345, No. 579a.

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


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    (updated 7 May 2011)