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

Lambula pleuroptycha
(Photo: courtesy of Graeme Cocks, Townsville, Queensland)

This species has adult moths with forewings that are dark yellow, and hindwings that are pale yellow. The wingspan is about 2 cms.

The species has been found in :

  • Northern Territory,
  • Queensland, and
  • New South Wales.


    Further reading :

    A. Jefferis Turner,
    Revision of the Australian Arctiidae (Lepidoptera),
    Proceedings of the Royal Society of Queensland,
    Volume 51 (1940), p. 58, No. 8.


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    (written 10 February 2013)