Aglaopus carycina (Turner, 1915)
(previously known as Cydrastis carycina)
STRIGLININAE ,   THYRIDIDAE ,   THYRIDOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Aglaopus carycina
(Photo: courtesy of Buck Richardson, Kuranda, Queensland)

The adult moths of this species are orange, with the wings covered in a speckling of round pale spots between wandering brown blotchy lines. The wingsppan is about 2.5 cms.

The species is found in Australia in

  • Queensland.


    Further reading :

    Buck Richardson,
    Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art,
    LeapFrogOz, Kuranda, 2015, p. 210.

    A. Jefferis Turner,
    Studies in Australian Lepidoptera,
    Proceedings of the Royal Society of Queensland,
    Volume 27 (1915), p. 27.

    Paul Zborowski and Ted Edwards,
    A Guide to Australian Moths, CSIRO Publishing, 2007, p. 125.


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    (updated 27 May 2012)