(Mimeusemia regina Strand, 1912)
(Mimeusemia hedya Jordan, 1939)
AGARISTINAE, NOCTUIDAE, NOCTUOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of CSIRO/BIO Photography Group, Centre for Biodiversity Genomics, University of Guelph)
The adult moths of this species have dark reddish brown forewings each with 3 large white spots. The hindwings are dark brown, each with a large central white spot, and a white area around the base. The wingspan is about 4 cms.
The species has been found in Sulawesi,
as well as in Australia in
Further reading :
George F. Hampson,
in Charles W. Andrews,(ed.). A Monograph of Christmas Island (Indian Ocean),
London : British Museum (1900), pp. 64-65, No. 5, and also Plate 9, fig. 7.
On some old-world Agaristidae (Lepid.),
Volume 41 (1939), p. 248.
Volume 5 (1912), p. 26.
(written 7 June 2019)