Eloasa liosarca (Lower, 1902)
(one synonym is Anaxidea integer Turner, 1926)
LIMACODIDAE,   ZYGAENOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Eloasa liosarca
(Photo: courtesy of CSIRO/BIO Photography Group, Centre for Biodiversity Genomics, University of Guelph)

The moths have pale brown forewings, each sometimes with a faint dark diagonal line and/or two dark dots near the middle. The hindwings are plain pale brown. The moths have a wingspan of about 3.5 cms.

The species has been found in

  • Western Australia.


    Further reading :

    Oswald B. Lower,
    Descriptions of new genera and species of Australian Lepidoptera,
    Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia,
    Volume 26 (1902), p. 217.

    A. Jefferis Turner,
    Revision of Australian Lepidoptera: Drepanidae, Limacodidae, Zygaenidae,
    Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
    Volume 51 (1926), pp. 432-433, No. 39.


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    (written 30 October 2018)