Hestiochora furcata Tarmann, 2005
PROCRIDINAE,   ZYGAENIDAE,   ZYGAENOIDEA
  
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Hestiochora furcata
(Photo: courtesy of Harvey Perkins, Mount Clear, Australian Capital Territory)

The adult moth of this species has a black head with a red collar around its head, a black thorax, and a white abdomen with some black segments. The forewings are black, each sometimes with vague pale stripes. The hindwings are black.

Hestiochora furcata
showing underside
(Photo: courtesy of Harvey Perkins, Mount Clear, Australian Capital Territory)

The species has been found in:

  • New South Wales, and
  • Australian Capital Territory.


    Further reading :

    Gerhard M. Tarmann,
    Zygaenid moths of Australia,
    CSIRO Publishing 2004, p. 148.


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    (written 5 February 2018)