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


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

This adult moth has an dark brown hairy body. The wings are white, with light brown veins and leading edge to the forewings. It has a wingspan of about 2 cms.


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

The species occurs in

  • Western Australia,
  • Northern Territory, and
  • Queensland.


    Further reading :

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


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    (updated 13 October 2001, 31 October 2014)