Rahul Sharma

Asura lydia

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Kingdom  Animalia
Class  Insecta
Superfamily  Noctuoidea
Scientific name  Asura lydia
Phylum  Arthropoda
Order  Lepidoptera
Family  Erebidae
Rank  Species
Asura lydia
Similar  Asura, Utetheisa pulchelloides, Nyctemera, Ctenuchina, Utetheisa

Asura lydia is a moth of the family Erebidae. It is found in Queensland, New South Wales, the Australian Capital Territory and Victoria.

The wingspan is about 15 mm. Adults are black and yellow.

The larvae can be found on various herbaceous plants, but feed on leaf litter or lichen. The larvae are furry grey and reach a length of about 10 mm. Pupation takes place on a leaf or wall within a cocoon covered in grey hairs.

References

Asura lydia Wikipedia


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