Oxycanus aedesima (Turner, 1929)
(formerly known as Porina aedesima)
HEPIALIDAE ,   HEPIALOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Oxycanus aedesima
(Photo: courtesy of Ian McMillan, Imbil, Queensland)

The adult moths have brown forewings each with several sinuous arcs of dark spots some of which have white centres. The hindwings are pinkish. The wingspan is about 6 cms.

The species has been found in :

  • Queensland.


    Further reading :

    A. Jefferis Turner,
    New Australian Lepidoptera,
    Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia,
    Volume 53 (1929), p. 507.


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    (written 18 October 2014)