Gymnasura saginaea (Turner, 1899)
(previously known as Calligenia saginaea)
LITHOSIINAE ,   ARCTIIDAE ,   NOCTUOIDEA
  
Don Herbison-Evans,
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Gymnasura saginaea
(Photo: courtesy of Buck Richardson, Kuranda, Queensland)

The adult moths of this species are pale yellow, with a network of squiggly dark lines across each forewing. The wingspan is about 2 cms.

The species is found in:

  • Queensland.


    Further reading :

    A. Jefferis Turner,
    Notes of Australian Lepidoptera,
    Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia,
    Volume 23 (1899), p. 11.


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    (updated 30 March 2010)