Homodes iomolybda Meyrick, 1889
(one synonym : Lophoruza molybdosticha Turner, 1945
CATOCALINAE,   NOCTUIDAE,   NOCTUOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley


(Photo: courtesy of Buck Richardson, Kuranda, Queensland)

The adult moths of this species are orange with several submarginal arcs of darker spots and scalloped lines. The wingspan is about 3 cms.

The species has been found in

  • New Guinea,

    and also in Australia in

  • Queensland.


    Further reading :

    Edward Meyrick,
    On some Lepidoptera from New Guinea,
    Transactions of the Entomological Society of London,
    1889, p. 477, No. 70.

    Buck Richardson,
    Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art,
    LeapFrogOz, Kuranda, 2015, p. 141.


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    (updated 27 February 2011)