(one synonym: Parasa loxoleuca Turner, 1904)
LIMACODIDAE , ZYGAENOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Buck Richardson, Kuranda, Queensland)
The female adult moth of this species is brown, with an irregular white band across each forewing. In life the wing margins and feet are golden, but the colour fades in museum specimens.
The male just has a brown pattern on the forewings.
The moths have a wingspan of about 3 cms.
The species has been caught
Further reading :
Ian F.B. Common,
Moths of Australia,
Melbourne University Press, 1990, p. 301.
Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art,
LeapFrogOz, Kuranda, 2015, p. 105.
A. Jefferis Turner,
New Australian Lepidoptera,
Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia,
Volume 26 (1902), pp. 192-193.
(created 9 February 2005, updated 4 January 2012)