Eusthenica treicleiota (Bethune-Baker, 1911)
(formerly known as Daulia treicleiota)
COSSIDAE ,   COSSOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Eusthenica treicleiota
(Photo: courtesy of Dianne Clarke, Mapleton, Queensland)

The adult moths of this species are brown, with dark bands across the forewings, and a large brown area behind the head. The wingspan is about 5 cms.

The species has been found in

  • New Guinea,

    and in Australia in

  • Queensland.


    Further reading :

    George Thomas Bethune-Baker,
    Descriptions of New Species of Lepidoptera from New Guinea,
    Annals and Magazine of Natural History,
    Series 8, Volume 8 (1911), p. 544.


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    (written 5 December 2016)