Teulisna bipunctata (Walker, 1866)
(one synonym : Corcura mysolica Swinhoe, 1892)
LITHOSIINAE ,   ARCTIIDAE ,   NOCTUOIDEA
  
Don Herbison-Evans,
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Teulisna bipunctata
(Photo: courtesy of David Rentz, Kuranda, Queensland)

The adult moth of this species is brown with a dark mark on each hindwing. The inner margins of the hindwings are concave, so that the tornus of each hindwing projects beyond the forewing in its natural resting position. The wingspan is about 3 cms.

Teulisna bipunctata
(Photo: courtesy of Buck Richardson, Kuranda, Queensland)

The species has been found in:

  • New Guinea,

    and in Australia in

  • Queensland.


    Further reading

    Buck Richardson,
    Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art,
    LeapFrogOz, Kuranda, 2015, p. 21.

    Francis Walker,
    Catalogue of Lepidoptera Heterocera,
    List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum,
    Part 35, Supplement 5 (1866), p. 1884.


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    (updated 5 November 2011)