Oruza lithochroma (Turner, 1929)
ACONTIINAE,   EREBIDAE,   NOCTUOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Oruza lithochroma
(Photo: courtesy of CSIRO/BIO Photography Group, Centre for Biodiversity Genomics, University of Guelph)

The adult moth has greyish-orange forewings, each with jagged brown bands across the base, the middle, and the margin. The hindwings are brown. The wingspan is about 2.5 cms.

Oruza lithochroma
(Photo: courtesy of CSIRO/BIO Photography Group, Centre for Biodiversity Genomics, University of Guelph)

This species has been found in

  • Western Australia, and
  • Queensland.

    Oruza is thought to be the wrong genus for this species.


    Further reading :

    A. Jefferis Turner,
    New Australian Lepidoptera.,
    Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia,
    Volume 53 (1929), p. 298.


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    (written 8 May 2019)