Pollanisus cyanota (Meyrick, 1886)
(previously known as Procris cyanota)
PROCRIDINAE,   ZYGAENIDAE,   ZYGAENOIDEA
  
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Pollanisus cyanota
(Photo : courtesy of Nick Monaghan)

The adult moth of this species is a metallic dark green with pale speckles. The wingspan is about 1 cm.

The species has been found in:

  • Queensland, and
  • New South Wales.


    Further Reading:

    Edward Meyrick,
    Revision of Australian Lepidoptera. I,
    Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
    Series 2, Volume 1, Part 3 (1886), p. 793, No. 152.

    Gerhard M. Tarmann,
    Zygaenid moths of Australia,
    CSIRO Publishing 2004, pp. 59, 63, 66-67, 104-105, 115, 124, 131, pl. 30.


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    (updated 27 January 2012)