Comana corones (Fabricius, 1775)
(one synonym: Susica miltocosma Turner, 1902)
LIMACODIDAE ,   ZYGAENOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley


(Photo: courtesy of Graeme Cocks, Townsville, Queensland)

The adult moths of this species have rusty-brown forewings. The hindwings are white with a rusty fringe arond the margins. The wingspan is up to 4 cms.


((Photo: courtesy of Graeme Cocks, Townsville, Queensland)

The species occurs in:

  • Northern Territory, and
  • Queensland.


    underside
    (Photo: courtesy of Graeme Cocks, Townsville, Queensland)


    Further reading :

    Johan Christian Fabricius,
    Historiae Natvralis Favtoribvs,
    Systema Entomologiae,
    Flensburgi et Lipsiae (1775), p. 579, No. 78.

    Buck Richardson,
    Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art,
    LeapFrogOz, Kuranda, 2015, p. 105.


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    (created 1 December 2007, updated 11 December 2011)