Paralaea taggorum, Taggs’ Crest-moth

Taggs’ Crest-moth, Paralaea taggorum

“Named in honour of the field naturalists Joyce and Mem Tagg, long-time residents of Ridgeway in the foothills of Mount Wellington, Tasmania. The Tagg sisters have assisted entomologists for over 50 years, from George Lyell and Charles Oke to the authors” (McQuillan et al. 2001).

Paralaea cf. taggorum
Early June 2008
Freycinet Peninsula
Taggs' Crest-moth, Paralaea taggorum Taggs' Crest-moth, Paralaea taggorum