Stericta prasina Warren, 1895
(one synonym : Macalla elaea Hampson, 1906)
EPIPASCHIINAE,   PYRALIDAE,   PYRALOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Stericta prasina
(Photo: courtesy of Buck Richardson, Kuranda, Queensland)

This moth has a complex green and brown pattern on the forewings and pale brown hindwings which darken toward the margins. The wingspan is about 2.5 cms.

The species is found in :

  • Queensland.


    Further reading :

    Buck Richardson,
    Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art,
    LeapFrogOz, Kuranda, 2015, p. 187.

    William Warren,
    New Genera and Species of Pyralidae, Thyrididae, and Epiplemidae,
    Annals and Magazine of Natural History,
    6th Series, Part 16 (1895), pp. 462-463.


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    (updated 10 November 2011)