Raparna crocophara Turner, 1922
CALPINAE,   NOCTUIDAE,   NOCTUOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Raparna crocophara
(Photo: courtesy of Buck Richardson, Kuranda, Queensland)

The adult moth of this species is yellow, with a red margin, and a red edged brown scalloped submarginal arc to each wing. The wingspan is about 2 cms.

The species has been found in :

  • Western Australia,
  • Northern Territory, and
  • Queensland.


    Further reading :

    Buck Richardson,
    Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art,
    LeapFrogOz, Kuranda, 2015, p. 150.

    A. Jefferis Turner,
    Studies in Australian Lepidoptera,
    Proceedings of the Royal Society of Victoria,
    Volume 35, Part 1 (1922), p. 38.


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    (updated 10 March 2010)