Syntypistis chloropasta Turner, 1907
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Don Herbison-Evans
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and
Stella Crossley

Syntypistis chloropasta
(Photo: courtesy of Buck Richardson, Kuranda, Queensland)

The adult moths of this species have forewings which are greenish-brown. The hindwings are mainly dark yellow, with a greenish-brown area along the costa. The wingspan is about 4 cms.

The species is found in northern Queensland.


Further reading :

Buck Richardson,
Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art,
LeapFrogOz, Kuranda, 2015, p. 176.

A. Jefferis Turner,
Revision of Australian Lepidoptera III,
Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
Volume 31 (1907), p. 679.

Paul Zborowski and Ted Edwards,
A Guide to Australian Moths, CSIRO Publishing, 2007, p. 174.


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(updated 11 November 2010)