Hydroclada kenricki (Bethune-Baker, 1904)
(formerly known as Lasiolimacos kenricki)
LIMACODIDAE ,   ZYGAENOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

(Photo: courtesy of Graham McDonald, from Kutini-Payamu (Iron Range) National Park, Queensland)

The adult moths of this species have brown forewings with dark markings, including a large capital 'A' with its vertex at the wingtip, and with a dark spot near the middle, of each forewing. The hindwings are plain brown.

The species occurs in

  • New Guinea,

    and in Australia in

  • Queensland.


    Further reading :

    George Thomas Bethune-Baker,
    New Lepidoptera from British New Guinea,
    Novitates Zoologicae,
    Volume 11 (1904), pp. 388-389, and also Plate 6, fig. 33.

    Ian F.B. Common,
    Moths of Australia,
    Melbourne University Press, 1990, fig. 29.7, p. 303.

    Graham McDonald,
    Moths of Kutini-Payamu (Iron Range) National Park,
    Metamorphosis Australia,
    Issue 76 (March 2015), p. 10, fig. 6,
    Butterflies and Other Invertebrates Club.


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    (written 14 March 2015, 30 April 2016)