(one synonym: Pygmaeomorpha brunnea Bethune-Baker, 1904)
LIMACODIDAE , ZYGAENOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of CSIRO/BIO Photography Group, Centre for Biodiversity Genomics, University of Guelph)
The adult moths of this species have brown patterned forewings, and plain brown hindwings. The wingspan is about 2.5 cms.
The species occurs in :
and in Australia in
Further reading :
George Thomas Bethune-Baker,
New Lepidoptera from British New Guinea,
Volume 11 (1904), p. 387, No. 48, and also Plate 5, fig. 34.
Descriptions of some new species of Heterocera from tropical America, Africa, India and the Eastern islands,
Annals and Magazine of Natural History,
Series 7, Part 3 (1899), p. 474.
(written 15 March 2017)