Eustixis calliphylla (Turner, 1903)
(previously known as Epidictica calliphylla)
LACTURIDAE ,   ZYGAENOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

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

This adult moth has forewings which are pale yellow each with a network of orange lines. The hindwings are plain orange. The wingspan is about 2 cms.

The species occurs in

  • Queensland, and
  • New South Wales.


    Further reading :

    A. Jefferis Turner,
    Revision of Australian Lepidoptera,
    Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
    Volume 28 (1903), p. 81, No. 7.


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    (updated 10 May 2011)