Comana resplendens (Turner, 1926)
(previously known as: Susica resplendens)
LIMACODIDAE ,   ZYGAENOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley


(Photo: courtesy of Buck Richardson, Kuranda, Queensland)

The adult moths of this species have rust brown forewings, each with an indistinct dark transverse line. The hindwings are each pale rusty brown. with a darker brown thorax. The wingspan is about 3 cms.

The species occurs in

  • Northern Territory, and
  • Queensland.


    Further reading :

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

    A. Jefferis Turner,
    Revision of Australian Lepidoptera: Drepanidae, Limacodidae, Zygaenidae,
    Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
    Volume 51 (1926), p. 435, No. 43.


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    (updated 1 November 2010, 7 February 2016)