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

Hestiochora queenslandensis
(Photo: courtesy of Ian McMillan, Imbil, Queensland)

The adult moth of this species has a black body with some white bands, and a red collar around its head. The forewings are black, each with three vague pale yellow half stripes. The hindwings are black fading to white at the bases.

The species is found in:

  • Queensland, and
  • New South Wales.


    Further reading :

    Gerhard M. Tarmann,
    Zygaenid moths of Australia,
    CSIRO Publishing 2004, p. 149.


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    (written 28 October 2014)