Pheraspis mesotypa Turner, 1903
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Don Herbison-Evans
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Stella Crossley

Pheraspis mesotypa
Photo: courtesy of Buck Richardson, from
Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art

The adult moths of this species has forewings which are grey with varied dark markings and lines. The hindwings are orange at the inner margin fading to grey at the margin. The wingspan is about 5 cms.

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

The species is found in Queensland.

Pheraspis mesotypa
underside
(Photo: courtesy of Graeme Cocks, Townsville, 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,
Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
Volume 28 (1903), pp. 62-63, No. 17.


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(updated 12 November 2012)