(formerly known as Procris dolens)
PROCRIDINAE, ZYGAENIDAE, ZYGAENOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Peter Marriott, Riddells Creek, Victoria)
The adult moth of this species has forewings that are an iridescent dark blue-green. The iridescence fades in dead specimens. The hindwings are grey. The wingspan is about 1.2 cms.
The species is found in:
Further reading :
Gerhard M. Tarmann,
Zygaenid moths of Australia,
CSIRO Publishing 2004, pp. 44.
List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum,
Part 1 (1854), p. 112, No. 16.
(written 3 February 2017)