Halone interspersa (T.P. Lucas, 1890)
(previously known as Sorocostia interspersa)
LITHOSIINAE ,   ARCTIIDAE ,   NOCTUOIDEA
  
Don Herbison-Evans,
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Halone interspersa
(Photo: courtesy of Buck Richardson, Kuranda, Queensland)

The adult moths of this species are pale brown, with zig-zag bands and liness across each forewing, and fainter zig-zag bands across each hindwing. The wingspan is about 1.5 cms.

Halone interspersa
(Photo: courtesy of Nick Monaghan, Imbil, Queensland)

The species is found in:

  • Queensland,
  • New South Wales, and
  • Victoria.


    Further reading :

    Thomas P. Lucas,
    On Queensland and other Australian macro-lepidoptera, with localities, and descriptions of new species,
    Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
    Series 2, Volume 4, Part 4 (1890), pp. 1076-1077.

    Buck Richardson,
    Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art,
    LeapFrogOz, Kuranda, 2015, p. 20.


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    (written 1 December 2012, updated 2 May 2013)