Hemonia simillima Rothschild, 1913
LITHOSIINAE ,   ARCTIIDAE ,   NOCTUOIDEA
  
Don Herbison-Evans,
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Hemonia simillima
(Photo: courtesy of Graeme Cocks, Townsville)

The moth of this species has dark grey forewings each with some dark curvy lines and small yellow markings. The hindwings are white. The moth has a wingspan of about 2 cms.

The species has been caught in

  • New Guinea,

    and in Australia in

  • Western Australia, and
  • Queensland.


    Further reading:

    Lionel Walter Rothschild,
    New Lithosianae (cont.),
    Novitates Zoologicae,
    Volume 20 (1913), p. 223, No. 330.


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    (updated 24 April 2008)