Euproctis pyraustis (Meyrick, 1891)
(previously known as Porthesia pyraustis)
LYMANTRIIDAE ,   NOCTUOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley


(Specimen: courtesy of the The Australian Museum)

The adult moth is uniformly brown, with the hindwings darker than the forewings. It has a wingspan of about 2 cms.

The species is found in

  • Queensland.


    Further reading :

    Edward Meyrick,
    Description of New Australian Lepidoptera,
    Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia,
    Volume 14 (1891), p. 194.


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    (updated 13 October 2001, updated 13 October 2013)