Heterallactis phlogozona (Turner, 1904)
(previously known as Stenoscaptus phlogozona)
LITHOSIINAE ,   ARCTIIDAE ,   NOCTUOIDEA
  
Don Herbison-Evans,
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Heterallactis phlogozona
(Photo: courtesy of Buck Richardson, Kuranda, Queensland)

The adult moths of this species are yellow, with brown basal and marginal areas on the forewings. The hindwings are off-white. The thorax is dull purple. The wingspan is about 1.5 cms.

The species is found in:

  • Papua,

    as well as in Australia in:

  • Northern Territory, and
  • Queensland.


    Further reading :

    Graham McDonald,
    Moths of Kutini-Payamu (Iron Range) National Park,
    Metamorphosis Australia,
    Issue 76 (March 2015), p. 9, fig. 3,
    Butterflies and Other Invertebrates Club.

    A. Jefferis Turner,
    New Australian Lepidoptera, with synonymic notes and other notes,
    Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia,
    Volume 28 (1904), p. 212.


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    (updated 12 April 2011, 14 March 2015)