Earias flavida C. Felder 1861
(one synonym : Digba uninotata Walker, 1862)
CHLOEPHORINAE,   NOLIDAE,   NOCTUOIDEA,  
  
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Earias flavida
(Photo: courtesy of Graeme Cocks, Townsville, Queensland)

The adult moths of this species are yellow with a rusty brown spot in the middle of each forewing. The wingspan is about 1.5 cms.

This species has been found in south-east Asia and the south Pacific, including:

  • Fiji,
  • Hong Kong,
  • Thailand,

    as well as:

  • Queensland.


    Further reading :

    Baron Cajetan von Felder,
    Lepidopterorum Amboinensium, species novae. II. Heterocera.,
    Sitzungsberichte der Kaiserlichen Akademie der Wissenschaften in Wien,
    Volume 43 (1861), p. 34, No. 78.

    Buck Richardson,
    Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art,
    LeapFrogOz, Kuranda, 2015, p. 167.


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    (updated 1 April 2011)