Homadaula coscinopa Lower, 1900
GALACTICIDAE ,   GALACTICOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

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

These adult moths have stippled brown forewings each with a pale area at the base. The hindwings are plain pale brown. The wingspan is about 1.5 cms.

The species has been found in the arid regions of Australia in:

  • Northern Territory,
  • Queensland, and
  • New South Wales.


    Further reading :

    Oswald B. Lower,
    Descriptions of new Australian Lepidoptera,
    Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
    Volume 25 (1900), p. 51.


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    (written 17 September 2017)