Jeana robiginosa Turner, 1939
Orange Jeana
(one synonym: Jeana timetea Turner, 1939)
HEPIALIDAE,   HEPIALOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley


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

The adult moths of this species are basically orange, with variable brown and white patterns on the forewings, including an oblique white dash near the middle. The hindwings are plain grey-brown. The moths have a wingspan of about 3.5 cms.


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

The species is found in

  • Tasmania.


    Further reading :

    A. Jefferis Turner,
    A second revision of the Lepidoptera of Tasmania,
    courtesy of the
    Library Open Repository, University of Tasmania Library,
    Papers and Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania,
    1939, p. 105.

    A. Jefferis Turner,
    A second revision of the Lepidoptera of Tasmania,
    courtesy of the
    Library Open Repository, University of Tasmania Library,
    Papers and Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania,
    1939, pp. 104-105.


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    (written 27 March 2019)