Paracrama latimargo Warren, 1916
(one synonym : Paraerama aurea Gaede, 1938)
CHLOEPHORINAE ,   NOLIDAE ,   NOCTUOIDEA ,  
  
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Paracrama latimargo
(Photo: courtesy of Buck Richardson, Kuranda, Queensland)

These Caterpillars have been reported to feed on:

  • Durian ( Durio species, BOMBACACEAE ).

    The adult moths of this species have forewings that are green with purple margins. The hindwings are white with red margins. The wingspan is about 3.5 cms.

    This species is found across south-east Asia, including:

  • Borneo,
  • Papua,

    and also in Australia in

  • Queensland.


    Further reading :

    Ian F.B. Common,
    Moths of Australia,
    Melbourne University Press, 1990, fig. 48.6, p. 458.

    Buck Richardson,
    Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art,
    LeapFrogOz, Kuranda, 2015, p. 170.

    William Warren,
    New oriental Noctuidae in the Tring Museum,
    Novitates Zoologicae,
    Volume 23 (1916), p. 222, No. 49.


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    (updated 4 March 2009)