Axiocleta perisema Turner, 1911
THAUMETOPOEINAE,   NOTODONTIDAE,   NOCTUOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley


female
(Photo: courtesy of Buck Richardson, Kuranda, Queensland)

The adult moths of this species are white, sometimes having an incomplete brown line on each forewing. The abdomen has one (females) or two (males) black rings around the the end. The wingspan is about 4 cms.


male
(Photo: courtesy of CSIRO/BIO Photography Group, Centre for Biodiversity Genomics, University of Guelph)

The species is found in

  • northern Queensland.


    female
    (Photo: courtesy of Buck Richardson, Kuranda, Queensland)


    Further reading :

    A. Jefferis Turner,
    Studies in Australian Lepidoptera,
    Annals of the Queensland Museum,
    Volume 10 (1911), p. 134.


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    (updated 5 May 2012, 24 April 2019)