Euproctis arrogans (T.P. Lucas, 1900)
(previously known as Nygmia arrogans)
LYMANTRIIDAE ,   NOCTUOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

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

The adult moth is orange-brown. Some specimens have two faint pale lines across each forewing. The hindwings are paler than the forewings. The moth has a wingspan of about 5 cms.

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

The species is found in:

  • Queensland.

    Euproctis arrogans
    underside
    (Photo: courtesy of Graeme Cocks, Townsville, Queensland)


    Further reading :

    Thomas P. Lucas,
    New species of Queensland Lepidoptera,
    Proceedings of the Royal Society of Queensland,
    Volume 15, Part 4 (1889), p. 140.


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    (updated 11 February 2010, 31 October 2014)