Olene cookiensis (Strand, 1915)
(previously known as Dasychira cookiensis)
LYMANTRIIDAE ,   NOCTUOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley


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

This moth has variable forewings, sometimes brown with pale or dark markings, or sometimes off-white with irregular dark patches. The hind wings are pale brown or white.


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

The species is found in:

  • Queensland.


    Further reading

    Embrik Strand,
    Indoaustralische, papuanische und polynesische Spinnen des Senckenbergischen Museums,
    gesammelt von Dr E. Wolf, Dr J. Elbert u. a.

    Wissenschaftliche Ergebnisse der Hanseatischen Südsee-Expedition 1909,
    Abhandlungen der Senckenbergischen Naturforschenden Gesellschaft
    ,
    Volume 36, Part 2 (1915), pp. 179-274.


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    (updated 11 February 2010, 22 December 2012)