Squamosa barymorpha (Turner, 1942)
(formerly known as Susica barymorpha)
LIMACODIDAE,   ZYGAENOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley


(Photo: courtesy of Ian McMillan, Imbil, Queensland)

The adult moth is brown, with a large star-shaped grey area containing a number of white spots near the middle of each forewing. The hindwings are pale brown with a white blotch in the middle. The wingspan is about 4 cms.

The species has been found in

  • Queensland.


    Further reading:

    A. Jefferis Turner,
    Fragmenta lepidopterologica,
    Proceedings of the Royal Society of Queensland,
    Volume 53 (1941), p. 79.


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    (written 19 March 2018)