Comana idiomorpha (Turner, 1942)
(formerly known as Susica idiomorpha)
LIMACODIDAE,   ZYGAENOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Comana idiomorpha
(Photo: courtesy of CSIRO/BIO Photography Group, Centre for Biodiversity Genomics, University of Guelph)

The adult moth of this species has forewings that are chestnut brown, each crossed by two dark diagonal lines, with a darker shade nearer the basal hindmargin, and a yellowish streak emanating from the base. The hindwings are plain brown. The moths have a wingspan of about 3 cms.

The species has been caught in

  • Queensland.


    Further reading :

    A. Jefferis Turner,
    Fragmenta lepidopterologica,
    Proceedings of the Royal Society of Queensland,
    Volume 53, Part 4 (1942), p. 80.


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    (written 2 January 2019)