(previously known as: Lethocephala callidesma)
LIMACODIDAE , ZYGAENOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Buck Richardson, Kuranda, Queensland)
The adult moths of this species have pale brown wings with a bold darker rusty brown marking at the base outlined in white on each forewing. The wingspan is up to 3 cms.
The species occurs in:
Further reading :
Oswald B. Lower,
New Australian Lepidoptera,
Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia,
Volume 20 (1896), p. 153.
Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art,
LeapFrogOz, Kuranda, 2015, p. 104.
Paul Zborowski and Ted Edwards,
A Guide to Australian Moths,
CSIRO Publishing, 2007, p. 114.
(updated 11 May 2011)