Barantola panarista (Turner, 1917)
(previously known as Periclita panarista)
DEPRESSARIIDAE ,   GELECHIOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Barantola panarista
(Photo: courtesy of David Rentz, Kuranda, Queensland)

The adult moth of this species has sivery white forewings, each having orange markings outlined in brown, and a redand orange line along the costa and margin. The hindwings are white with brown wingtips. The wingspan is about 2.5 cms.

The species is found in

  • Queensland, and
  • New South Wales.


    Further reading :

    Buck Richardson,
    Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art,
    LeapFrogOz, Kuranda, 2015, p. 51.

    A. Jefferis Turner,
    Lepidopterological gleanings,
    Proceedings of the Royal Society of Queensland,
    Volume 29 (1917), pp. 100-101.

    Paul Zborowski and Ted Edwards,
    A Guide to Australian Moths, CSIRO Publishing, 2007, p. 80.


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    (updated 18 September 2010)