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

Heterallactis stenochrysa
(Photo: courtesy of Graeme Cocks, Townsville, Queensland)

This species has adult moths with forewings that are dark brown with two broad yellow bands. The wingspan is about 2 cms.

Heterallactis stenochrysa
(Photo: courtesy of CSIRO/BIO Photography Group, Centre for Biodiversity Genomics, University of Guelph)

The species has been found in :

  • Queensland.

    Heterallactis stenochrysa
    underside
    (Photo: courtesy of Graeme Cocks, Townsville, Queensland)


    Further reading

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

    A. Jefferis Turner,
    A revision of the Australian Arctiidae (Lepidoptera),
    Proceedings of the Royal Society of Queensland,
    Volume 51 (1940), p. 118, No. 198.


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    (updated 24 April 2008, 9 February 2013, 17 July 2019)