Eloasa perixera (Lower, 1902)
LIMACODIDAE,   ZYGAENOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

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

The moths have brown wings, each sometimes with two blurred dark spots, one double, on each forewing, and sometimes with an arc of dark spots around the margins of all four wings. The moths have a wingspan of about 2 cms.

The species has been found in

  • Western Australia, and
  • Queensland.


    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), pp. 216-217.


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    (written 30 October 2018)