Anastrolos apasta (Turner, 1924)
(formerly known as Eremonoma apasta)
LASIOCAMPINAE,   LASIOCAMPIDAE,   BOMBYCOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

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

The adult moths of this species have plain pale rusty-brown forewings, and paler hindwings. The wingspan is about 2.5 cms.

The species has been found in Australia in :

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


    Further reading :

    A. Jefferis Turner,
    Revision of Australian Lepidoptera. Lasiocampidae,
    Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
    Volume 49 (1924), pp. 409-410, No. 13.


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    (written 24 November 2018)