Neurochyta agrapta (Turner, 1936)
(previously known as Digglesia diamphidia)
LASIOCAMPINAE,   LASIOCAMPIDAE,   BOMBYCOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

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

The adult moths of this species have brown forewings each shading to rusty brown at the margin. The hindwings are rusty brown, each shading to pale yellow along the costa.

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

The species is found in Australia in:

  • Western Australia,
  • Northern Territory, and
  • Queensland.


    Further reading :

    A. Jefferis Turner,
    New Australian Lepidoptera,
    Proceedings of the Royal Society of Queensland,
    Volume 47 (1936), p. 47.


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    (written 14 April 2020)