Comana albibasis Walker, 1862
(one synonym: Miresa humeralis Walker, 1865)
LIMACODIDAE ,   ZYGAENOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley


(Photo: courtesy of Buck Richardson, Kuranda, Queensland)

The adult moths of this species are basically brown, with brown wings, and with a darker brown thorax, but with a white mark at the base of each forewing costa.


(Photo: courtesy of David Rentz, Kuranda, Queensland)

The species occurs in Queensland.


underside
(Photo: courtesy of Dianne Clarke, Mapleton, Queensland)


Further reading :

Buck Richardson,
Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art,
LeapFrogOz, Kuranda, 2015, p. 104.

Francis Walker,
Characters of undescribed Lepidoptera in the collection of W. W. Sanders Esq.,
Transactions of the Entomological Society of London,
Series 3, Volume 1 (1862), p. 274.

Paul Zborowski and Ted Edwards,
A Guide to Australian Moths, CSIRO Publishing, 2007, p. 113.


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(updated 1 November 2010, 27 January 2017)