Himerois univittata (Pagenstecher, 1900)
(formerly known as Xanthoptera univittata)
ACONTIINAE,   EREBIDAE,   NOCTUOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

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

The adult moth has yellow forewings, each with an incomplete broad brown band across the middle, and a brown band along the margin. The hindwings are pale brown. The wingspan is about 2.2 cms.

This species has been found in Australia in

  • Queensland.


    Further reading :

    Arnold Pagenstecher,
    Die Lepidopterenfauna des Bismarck-Archipels. (2). Die Nachtfalter,
    Zoologica,
    Volume 12, Part 29 (1900), pp. 80-81, No. 141.


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    (written 6 May 2019)