(one synonym: Dasycomota pyrrhoea Lower, 1902)
Photo: courtesy of Buck Richardson, from
Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art
The adult moth of this species is grey- brown, with one or sometimes two diagonal lines across each forewing separating pale and dark areas. The hindwings are plain pale brown. The wingspan is about 3 cms.
The species has been found in
Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art,
LeapFrogOz, Kuranda, 2015, p. 106.
A. Jefferis Turner,
Revision of Australian Lepidoptera: Supplementary,
Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
Volume 56 (1931), p. 334.
(written 10 May 2016, updated 14 August 2019, 17 March 2021)