Anticrates paraxantha Meyrick, 1907
(previously known as Epopsia paraxantha)
LACTURIDAE ,   ZYGAENOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Anticrates paraxantha
Photo: courtesy of Buck Richardson, from
Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art

This adult moth has forewings which are brown each with a pale yellow band outlined in orange across the middle, and other pale yellow patches at the base, the tornus, and the apex. The hindwings are plain brown. The wingspan is about 2 cms.

The species occurs in

  • Queensland.


    Further reading :

    Edward Meyrick,
    Descriptions of Australasian Micro-lepidoptera. XIX. Plutellidae,
    Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
    Volume 32 (1907), p. 85, No. 128.

    Buck Richardson,
    Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art,
    LeapFrogOz, Kuranda, 2015, p. 99.


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    (written 18 July 2015)