Anaxidia lactea Swinhoe, 1892
(one synonym : Susica aerogramma Lower, 1915)
LIMACODIDAE ,   ZYGAENOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Anaxidia lactea
(Photo: copyright of Uwe Path, Alice Springs, Northern Territory)

The adult moths of this species are off-white, with plain hindwings, and with a black diagonal zig-zag line across each forewing. The wingspan is about 3 cms.

The species occurs in

  • Northern Territory,
  • Victoria,
  • South Australia, and
  • Western Australia.


    Further reading :

    Charles Swinhoe,
    Sphinges and Bombyces,
    Catalogue of eastern and Australian Lepidoptera Heterocera in the collection of the Oxford University Museum,
    Clarendon Press, Part 1 (1892), p. 231, No. 1087.


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    (updated 28 May 2013, 14 April 2017)