Eloasa acrata (Turner, 1926)
(previously known as Parasa acrata)
LIMACODIDAE,   ZYGAENOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

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

The moths have plain brown forewings, and plain pale brown hindwings. The moths have a wingspan of about 3 cms.

The species has been found in

  • South Australia, and
  • Western Australia.


    Further reading :

    A. Jefferis Turner,
    Revision of Australian Lepidoptera: Drepanidae, Limacodidae, Zygaenidae,
    Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
    Volume 51 (1926), p. 425, No. 20.


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    (written 29 October 2018)