Philenora nudaridia Hampson, 1900
LITHOSIINAE ,   ARCTIIDAE ,   NOCTUOIDEA
  
Don Herbison-Evans,
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Philenora nudaridia
female, drawing by George F. Hampson,

Catalogue of the Arctiadæ (Nolinæ, Lithosianæ) in the Collection of the British Museum,
Catalogue of the Lepidoptera Phalænæ in the British Museum,
Volume II (1900), Plate XXXIII, Figure 4,
image courtesy of Biodiversity Heritage Library, digitized by Smithsonian Libraries.

The adult moths of this species have white wings with brown markings on the forewings. The wingspan is about 2 cms.

The species has been found in :

  • Queensland.


    Further reading:

    George F. Hampson,
    Catalogue of the Arctiadae (Nolinae, Lithosianae) in the Collection of the British Museum,
    Catalogue of the Lepidoptera Phalaenae in the British Museum,
    Volume 2 (1900), p. 511, No. 1098, and also Plate 33, Figure 4.


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    (written 2 February 2015)