Rusicada revocans (Walker, 1858)
(formerly known as Gonitis revocans)
CALPINAE ,   NOCTUIDAE ,   NOCTUOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley


Photo: courtesy of Buck Richardson, from
Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art

The adult moth has patchy orange-brown wings, each with several narrow wiggly dark submarginal lines. The wingspan is about 4 cms.

The species occurs in

  • Borneo,
  • New Guinea,
  • Timor,

    as well as in Australia in:

  • Queensland.


    Further reading :

    Buck Richardson,
    Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art,
    LeapFrogOz, Kuranda, 2015, p. 143.

    Francis Walker,
    Catalogue of Lepidoptera Heterocera,
    List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum,
    Part 15 (1858), p. 1794.


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    (written 18 May 2016)