Parasoidea paroa (Turner, 1902)
(formerly known as Tetraphleps paroa)
LIMACODIDAE,   ZYGAENOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley


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

The adult moths of this species have brown patterned forewings, and plain brown hindwings. The wingspan is up to 4 cms.


(Photo: courtesy of Graeme Cocks, Townsville, Queensland)

The species occurs in:

  • Western Australia,
  • Northern Territory, and
  • 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,
    Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia,
    Volume 26 (1902), pp. 191-192.


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    (updated 11 May 2011)