Heliosia perichares Turner, 1944
LITHOSIINAE,   ARCTIIDAE,   NOCTUOIDEA
  
Don Herbison-Evans,
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Heliosia perichares
(Photo: courtesy of Graeme Cocks, Townsville, Queensland)

The moth of this species is yellow, with the forewings each having two jagged black bars and a black marginal fringe. The hindwings are black with a yellow base area. The moth has a wingspan of about 2 cms.

The species has been caught in

  • Queensland, and
  • New South Wales.


    Further reading :

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

    A. Jefferis Turner,
    Studies in Australian Lepidoptera,
    Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia,
    Volume 68 (1944), p. 5.


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    (updated 24 April 2008)