Neargyria argyraspis (Meyrick, 1879)
(previously known as Argyria argyraspis)
CRAMBINAE ,   CRAMBIDAE ,   PYRALOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans,
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley


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

The adult moth has white forewings, each with a brown stripe along the costa and the inner margin. The wingspan is about 1.5 cms.

The species has been found in

  • Queensland, and
  • New South Wales.


    Further reading :

    Graham McDonald,
    Weird and Wonderful Moths,
    Metamorphosis Australia,
    Issue 78 (September 2015), pp. 11-15, fig. 4,
    Butterflies and Other Invertebrates Club.

    Edward Meyrick,
    Descriptions of Australian Micro-lepidoptera II: Crambites,
    Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
    Series 1, Volume 4, Part 2 (1879), p. 216.

    Buck Richardson,
    Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art,
    LeapFrogOz, Kuranda, 2015, p. 28.


    previous
    back
    caterpillar
    Australian
    Australian Butterflies
    butterflies
    Australian
    home
    caterpillars
    Australian
    Australian Moths
    moths
    next
    next
    caterpillar

    (updated 17 March 2012)