PTEROPHORINAE, PTEROPHORIDAE, PTEROPHORIOIDEA
Debbie Matthews & Stella Crossley
(Photo: courtesy of Buck Richardson, Kuranda, Queensland)
This Caterpillar is reported to feed on the flowers of:
The adult moth is brown with several short white stripes along each forewing, and white markings along the abdomen. The wingspan is about 1.5 cms.
The species occurs in
Further reading :
On some Lepidoptera from New Guinea,
On the classification of the Pterophoridae,
1886, pp. 12-13.
Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art,
LeapFrogOz, Kuranda, 2015, p. 185.
(created 16 October 2001, updated 13 May 2012)