Charmoses dumigani Turner, 1932
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Don Herbison-Evans
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Stella Crossley

Charmoses dumigani
(Photo: courtesy of Ian McMillan, Imbil, Queensland)

The adult moths of this species have greyish-brown forewings each with two vague wide white bands, one containing a large irregular round dark spot. The hindwings are plain brown. There is a brown hairy crest behind the head. The wingspan is about 2.5 cms.

Charmoses dumigani
(Photo: courtesy of Ian McMillan, Imbil, Queensland)

The species has been found in:

  • Queensland, and
  • New South Wales.


    Further reading :

    A. Jefferis Turner,
    New Australian Lepidoptera,
    Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia,
    Volume 56 (1932), p. 194.


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    (updated 23 July 2010)