Comana cosmocalla (Lower, 1902)
(formerly known as Momopola cosmocalla)
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 brown forewings each with a dark arc across the middle. The hindwings are plain white. 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 :

    Oswald B. Lower,
    Descriptions of new genera and species of Australian Lepidoptera,
    Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia,
    Volume 26 (1902), p. 220.


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    (written 31 October 2014)