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

Pseudoamuria uptoni
oops: no head or antennae
(Photo: courtesy of CSIRO/BIO Photography Group, Centre for Biodiversity Genomics, University of Guelph)

The Caterpillars of this species are pale with flimsy hairs, and feed on

  • Grapevines ( Vitis species, VITACEAE ).

    The adult moths of this species are have dark brown wings, with a pale streak on each hindwing. The antipenultimate abdominal segment has a blue sheen. The wingspan is about 2.5 cms.

    The species has been found in:

  • Queensland


    Further Reading:

    Gerhard M. Tarmann,
    Zygaenid moths of Australia,
    CSIRO Publishing 2004, pp. 20, 60, 193, 195, 201-203, 205-206, 219, pl. 55.


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    (written 25 December 2018)