Imma xanthosticha (Turner, 1936)
(previously known as Dysapura xanthosticha)
IMMIDAE ,   IMMOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and

Imma xanthosticha
male
Photo: courtesy of Buck Richardson, from
Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art

The adult moths of this species have brown forewings each with a network of dark lines, with a pale area at the wingtip. The males also have a pale splodge in the middle of each forewing. The hindwings are brown, fading towards the costas. The wingspan is about 2 cms.

This species has been found in Australia in:

  • Queensland.


    Further reading :

    Buck Richardson,
    Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art,
    LeapFrogOz, Kuranda, 2015, p. 98.

    A. Jefferis Turner,
    New Australian Lepidoptera,
    Proceedings of the Royal Society of Queensland,
    Volume 47 (1936), p. 39


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    (created 3 September 2012)