Lychnographa heroica Turner, 1917
NACOPHORINI ,   ENNOMINAE ,   GEOMETRIDAE ,   GEOMETROIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans,
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley


(Photo: courtesy of Graham McDonald)

The adult moth is dark brown, with two white stripes across each forewing, and with two irregular scarlet patches on each hindwing. The moths have a wingspan of about 5 cms.

The moths have been found in

  • Queensland, and
  • New South Wales.


    Further reading :

    Graham McDonald,
    Weird and Wonderful Moths,
    Metamorphosis Australia,
    Issue 78 (September 2015), pp. 11-15, fig. 8,
    Butterflies and Other Invertebrates Club.

    A. Jefferis Turner,
    Revision of the Australian Lepidoptera. VI,
    Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
    Volume 42 (1917), p. 388, No. 126.


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    (updated 22 April 2012)