(one synonym : Herminia iridescens T.P. Lucas, 1900)
(Photo: courtesy of CSIRO/BIO Photography Group, Centre for Biodiversity Genomics, University of Guelph)
This moth is dark brown. The forewings each have three zigzag transverse lines, and a dark kidney-shaped spot, sometimes with a white centere, near the middle. The hindwings each have two transverse zigzag lines. The wingspan is about 3.5 cms.
The species is found across south-east Asia, including:
as well as in Australia in
Further reading :
Thomas P. Lucas,
New species of Queensland Lepidoptera,
Proceedings of the Royal Society of Queensland,
Volume 15 (1900), pp. 151-152.
List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum,
Part 16 (1859), p. 171, No. 1.
(written 27 March 2019, 7 April 2021)