Ctenosia infuscata Lower, 1902
LITHOSIINAE ,   ARCTIIDAE ,   NOCTUOIDEA
  
Don Herbison-Evans,
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Ctenosia infuscata
(Photo: courtesy of Dave Britton, of the Australian Museum, and the Australian National Insect Collection)

The adult moths of this species are brown with a vague dark zigzag line across each forewing. The hindwings are paler than the forewings. The wingspan is about 2 cms.

Although this species is smaller, it looks superficially like Thermeola tasmanica.

The species has been found in Australia in

  • New South Wales, and
  • Western Australia.


    Further reading :

    Oswald B. Lower,
    Descriptions of new Australian Lepidoptera,
    Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
    Volume 26 (1902), p. 639.


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    (written 11 June 2017)