Orthozancla rhythmotypa Turner, 1933
CALPINAE,   EREBIDAE,   NOCTUOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
( donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Orthozancla rhythmotypa
(Photo: courtesy of CSIRO/BIO Photography Group, Centre for Biodiversity Genomics, University of Guelph)

The adult moth of this species has brown forewings, each with various markings including two pale spots: one roundish and one elongated, near the middle, and crossed by one curved and one dog-legged pale line. The hindwings are brown, and each crossed by one rounded and one zigzag vague pale line. The wingspan is about 2.5 cms.

Orthozancla rhythmotypa
showing undersides
(Photo: courtesy of CSIRO/BIO Photography Group, Centre for Biodiversity Genomics, University of Guelph)

The species has been found in :

  • Queensland.


    Further reading :

    A. Jefferis Turner,
    New Australian Lepidoptera,
    Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia,
    Volume 57 (1933), p. 168.


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    (written 1 May 2019)