Asura semivitrea (Rothschild, 1913)
(previously known as Eutane semivitrea)
LITHOSIINAE ,   ARCTIIDAE ,   NOCTUOIDEA
  
Don Herbison-Evans,
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Asura semivitrea
(Photo: courtesy of Graeme Cocks, Townsville, Queensland)

This species has adult moths are black with yellow spots. The hindwings are yellow with a broad black margin. The abdomen of both sexes has a yellow tuft on the tail. The male moth has a wingspan of about 1 cm. The female moth is larger with a wingspan near 1.5 cms.

The species has been found in :

  • Queensland.


    Further reading :

    Lionel Walter Rothschild,
    New Lithosianae,
    Novitates Zoologicae,
    Volume 20, Part 1 (1913), p. 216, No. 296.


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    (updated 29 August 2012)