Autoba crassiuscula (Walker, 1864)
(previously known as Thermesia crassiuscula)
ACONTIINAE,   NOCTUIDAE,   NOCTUOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Autoba crassiuscula
Photo: courtesy of Buck Richardson, from
Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art

This adult moth has yellowish brown wings with a dark-edged pale band across each one. The forewings also have a curved mark at the wingtip. The hindwings are similar, but with two bands across each one. The wingspan is about 2 cms.

The species is found in Australia in:

  • Queensland.


    Further reading :

    Buck Richardson,
    Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art,
    LeapFrogOz, Kuranda, 2015, p. 112.

    Francis Walker,
    Tineites,
    List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum,
    Part 29 (1864), p. 704, No. 31.


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    (created 5 January 2012, updated 26 January 2012)