Pararguda crocota (Turner, 1911)
(erroneously known as Digglesia crocata)
LASIOCAMPINAE,   LASIOCAMPIDAE,   BOMBYCOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

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

The adult moths of this species basically have brown wings. There is a dark mark near the middle of each forewing. In its natural posture, the hindwings project beyond the costas of the forewings. The wingspan is about 5 cms.

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

The species is found in :

  • Queensland.


    Further reading :

    Buck Richardson,
    Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art,
    LeapFrogOz, Kuranda, 2015, p. 101.

    A. Jefferis Turner,
    New species of Lepidoptera from the Barnard collection,
    Annals of the Queensland Museum,
    Volume 10 (1911), pp. 86-87.


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    (updated 30 August 2012, 26 February 2019)