Dasychiroides pratti (Bethune-Baker, 1904)
LYMANTRIIDAE ,   NOCTUOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley


(Specimen: courtesy of the The Australian Museum)

The adult moth has brown and white forewings, plain brown hind wings, and a brown body. The male moth has a wingspan of about 4 cms. The female wingspan is about 7 cms.

The species occurs in

  • New Guinea,

    as well as in Australia.


    Further reading :

    George Thomas Bethune-Baker,
    New Lepidoptera from British New Guinea,
    Novitates Zoologicae,
    Volume 11 (1904), p. 406, No. 100, and also Plate 6, fig. 7.


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    (updated 13 October 2001)