Termessa congrua Walker, [1865]
LITHOSIINAE ,   ARCTIIDAE ,   NOCTUOIDEA
  
Don Herbison-Evans,
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley


(Specimen: courtesy of Macleay Museum, University of Sydney)

The adult moth of this species is yellow with two black zig-zag lines across each forewing, and a black splodge onthe margin near the tip of each forewing. The hindwings are yellow with a black band along each margin. It has a wingspan of about 3 cms.

The species is found in

  • Queensland, and
  • New South Wales.


    Further reading :

    Francis Walker,
    Catalogue of Lepidoptera Heterocera,
    List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum,
    Part 31 (1865), p. 265.


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    (updated 19 October 2010, 19 October 2013)