Chenuala mariannae (Zwick, unpublished)
ANTHELINAE,   ANTHELIDAE,   BOMBYCOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans,
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Chenuala mariannae
male
(Photo: courtesy of CSIRO/BIO Photography Group, Centre for Biodiversity Genomics, University of Guelph)

The adult moths are brown with various straight and zigzag lines across each wing, and two black-edged white spots separated by the third line near the middle of each forewing. The wing margins have a bulge in the middle. The female hindwings have an extended tornus.

Chenuala mariannae
female
(Photo: courtesy of CSIRO/BIO Photography Group, Centre for Biodiversity Genomics, University of Guelph)

The species has been found in:

  • northern Queensland.

    The name Chenuala mariannae is a manuscript name on the specimen labels. A description has not been published in an approved journal.


    Further reading :

    Andreas Zwick,
    manuscript name on ANIC specimen labels,
    unpublished.


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    (written 17 February 2018)