Shiny Sun Moth
(one synonym is Synemon josepha Strand, 1911)
(Photo: courtesy of CSIRO/BIO Photography Group, Centre for Biodiversity Genomics, University of Guelph)
The adult moth of this species has dark brown forewings, each with an oblong white spot near the middle.
The hindwings are dark brown with orange markings. The wingspan is about 3.5 cms.
The species is found in
Further reading :
Die Indisch-Australischen Castniiden,
Archiv für Naturgeschichte,
Volume 77, Supplement 1 (1911), p. 147.
Bombyces and Sphinges of the Indo-Australian Region,
in Adalbert Seitz (ed.):
The Macrolepidoptera of the World,
Plate 9, fig b3 & c3.
A. Jefferis Turner,
New Australian Lepidoptera, with synonymic and other notes.,
Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia,
Volume 30 (1906), p. 136-137.
(written 21 August 2018, updated 9 September 2019)