Lactura rhodomochla Turner, 1942
LACTURIDAE,   ZYGAENOIDEA
  
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley


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

The adult moth of this species has forewings which are orange-brown, each crossed by two broad ragged yellow bands, and with a narrow yellow band along the margin. The hindwings are orange shading darker at the wingtips. The wingspan is about 2 cms.

The species occurs in

  • Queensland.


    Further reading :

    A. Jefferis Turner,
    Fragmenta lepidopterologica,
    Proceedings of the Royal Society of Queensland,
    Volume 53 (1942), p. 95.


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    (written 18 March 2019)