Culama suffusca Kallies and Douglas, 2012
COSSINAE ,   COSSIDAE ,   COSSOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Culama suffusca
(Photo: courtesy of Leuba Ridgway, Dandenong Ranges, Victoria)

The adult moths of this species have grey wings, with a network of incomplete curved dark lines across each forewing. At rest the moths wrap their wings around their body. There is a double grey tuft tipped with black on the thorax. The wingspan is about 5 cms.

Culama suffusca
(Photo: courtesy of Leuba Ridgway, Dandenong Ranges, Victoria)

The species has been found in

  • Victoria.


    Further reading :

    Axel Kallies & Douglas J. Hilton,
    Revision of Cossinae and small Zeuzerinae from Australia (Lepidoptera: Cossidae),
    Zootaxa,
    3454 (2012), p. 12.


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    (written 25 December 2016)