Hypsidia grisea Scoble, & E.D. Edwards, 1988
DREPANIDAE,   DREPANOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans,
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Hypsidia grisea
(Photo: courtesy of CSIRO/BIO Photography Group, Centre for Biodiversity Genomics, University of Guelph)

The adult moth of this species grey forewings each with two tiny variable dark-edged red spots, and faint submarginal arc of dark spots. The hindwings are off-white, shading to grey at the margins. The head, thorax and abdomen are grey. The wingspan is about 6 cms.

The species lives in

  • Western Australia.


    Further reading :

    Malcolm J. Scoble & E.D. (Ted) Edwards,
    Hypsidia Rothschild: a review and a reassessment (Lepidoptera: Drepanoidea, Drepanidae),
    Entomologica Scandinavica,
    Volume 18 (1988) pp. 333-353.


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    (written 15 April 2019)