Aglaopus stramentaria (T.P. Lucas, 1898)
(previously known as Striglina stramentaria)
STRIGLININAE ,   THYRIDIDAE ,   THYRIDOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Aglaopus stramentaria
(Photo: courtesy of Nick Monaghan, taken in Bunya Mountains, Queensland)

These moths are yellow with one dark and a lot of faint wiggly lines across each wing. The wingspan is about 2.5 cms.

The species is found in

  • Queensland, and
  • New South Wales.


    Further reading :

    Ian F.B. Common,
    Moths of Australia, Melbourne University Press, 1990, pl. 8.15, p. 341.

    Thomas P. Lucas,
    Descriptions of Queensland Lepidoptera.,
    Proceedings of the Royal Society of Queensland,
    Volume 13 (1898), p. 81.


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    (updated 21 July 2010)