Euproctis euthysana (Turner, 1902)
(one synonym is Porthesia enthysana Swinhoe, 1903)
LYMANTRIIDAE,   NOCTUOIDEA
  
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley


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

The adult moth of this species is white, except for having yellow hairs on the forewing hindmargins, and a black abdomen with a yellow tuft on the tip. The moth has a wingspan of about 3 cms.

The species has been found in

  • New South Wales.


    Further reading :

    A. Jefferis Turner,
    New Australian Lepidoptera,
    Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia,
    Volume 26 (1902), pp. 175-176.


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    (written 22 December 2018)