Acyphas leptotypa (Turner, 1904)
(previously known as Euproctis leptotypa)
LYMANTRIIDAE ,   NOCTUOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley


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

The adult moth of this species is white with a yellow abdomen. It has a wingspan of about 3 cms.

The species has been found in Queensland.


Further reading :

A. Jefferis Turner,
A Classification of the Australian Lymantriadae,
Transactions of the Entomological Society of London,
1904, p. 475.


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(updated 4 February 2010)