Mambara delocrossa (Turner, 1906)
(formerly known as Birthama delocrossa)
LIMACODIDAE ,   ZYGAENOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Mambara delocrossa
(Photo: courtesy of Buck Richardson, Kuranda, Queensland)

The adult moths of this species have patchy dark brown forewings, and pale grey-brown hindwings. The wingspan is about 2 cms.

The species occurs in

  • Queensland.


    Further reading :

    Buck Richardson,
    Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art,
    LeapFrogOz, Kuranda, 2015, p. 105.

    A. Jefferis Turner,
    New Australian Lepidoptera, with synonymic and other notes,
    Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia,
    Volume 30 (1906), p. 139.


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    (updated 17 July 2008, 7 February 2016)