Lactura haplochroa Turner, 1932
LACTURIDAE,   ZYGAENOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

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

This adult moth has pale brown forewings, each with orange spots and costal and subcostal streaks. The hindiwngs are pale orange. The head and thorax are white. The abdomen is orange. The wingspan is about 2 cms.

The species occurs in

  • Western Australia, and
  • Northern Territory.


    Further reading :

    A. Jefferis Turner,
    New Australian Lepidoptera,
    Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia,
    Volume 56 (1932), p. 193.


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    (written 26 December 2018)