Asarta fuliginosa (Turner, 1942)
(previously known as Gauna fuliginosa)
PHYCITINAE,   PYRALIDAE,   PYRALOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

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

The moth has brown forewings with some vague dark blotches, and brown hindwings. The wingspan is about 3 cms.

The species has been found in

  • New South Wales, and
  • Australian Capital Territory.


    Further reading :

    A. Jefferis Turner,
    Fragmenta lepidopterologica,
    Proceedings of the Royal Society of Queensland,
    Volume 53 (1942), p. 85.


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    (written 9 December 2018)