Acyphas amphideta (Turner, 1902)
(previously known as Euproctis amphideta)
LYMANTRIIDAE ,   NOCTUOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

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

The adult moth pale brown forewings, each with two yellow patches on the margin. The hindwings are yellow. The wingspan of the moth is about 2.5 cms.

The species is found in :

  • Queensland.


    Further reading :

    A. Jefferis Turner,
    Descriptions of New Lepidoptera from Queensland,
    Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia,
    Volume 26 (1902), p. 177.


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    (written 4 March 2017)