Lophoruza diversalis (Walker, [1866])
(one synonym : Raparna marmorea Lower, 1903)
CATOCALINAE ,   NOCTUIDAE ,   NOCTUOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley


(Photo: courtesy of Roger Kendrick, Hong Kong)

The adult moth is yellow with a pattern of red of dots and splotches. The wingspan is about 2 cms.

The species occurs in south-east Asia including

  • Indonesia,

    and in Australia including

  • Northern Territory, and
  • Queensland.


    Further reading :

    Francis Walker,
    Catalogue of Lepidoptera Heterocera,
    List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum,
    Part 34, Supplement 4 (1866), p. 1169.


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    (updated 4 January 2010)