Earias subviridis T.P. Lucas, 1898
(one synonym is Earias limonia Meyrick, 1902)
CHLOEPHORINAE,   NOLIDAE,   NOCTUOIDEA,  
  
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

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

The adult moths have green forewings, each with a dark spot near the middle, and a dark diagonal line. The hindwings are white shading to pale green at the margins. The wingspan is about 2.5 cms.

The species has been found in Australia in

  • Queensland, and
  • New South Wales.


    Further reading :

    Thomas P. Lucas,
    Descriptions of Queensland Lepidoptera,
    Proceedings of the Royal Society of Queensland,
    Volume 13 (1898), p. 72.

    Edward Meyrick,
    Descriptions of new Australian Lepidoptera,
    Transactions of the Entomological Society of London,
    1902, p. 44.


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    (written 28 April 2018)