Pseudanapaea dentifascia Hering, 1931
LIMACODIDAE ,   ZYGAENOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Pseudanapaea dentifascia
(Specimen: courtesy of the Macleay Museum, University of Sydney)

The adult moths of this species are pale brown, with plain hindwings, and with various darker spots and arcs on the basal half of each forewing, A group of three dark brown spots are evident in an arc halfway along the inner margin of each forewing. The wings very easily lose their scales. The wingspan is about 3 cms.

The species occurs in

  • Queensland,
  • South Australia, and
  • Western Australia.


    Further reading :

    Erich Martin Hering,
    Bombyces and Sphinges of the Indo-Australian Region: Limacodidae (Cochliopodidae),
    in Seitz, A. (ed):
    The Macrolepidoptera of the World,
    Stuttgart : Alfred Kernen Verlag, Part 10 (1931), pp. 667728, Plates 8590.


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    (updated 10 April 2011)