Timoraca meeki (Rothschild, 1917)
(formerly known as Chadisra meeki)
NOTODONTINAE,   NOTODONTIDAE,   NOCTUOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley


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

The adult moths are basically brown, with forewings that have a fixed pattern of irregular bands, but with colours varying from pale green to dark brown. The hindwings are each off-white with dark mark by the tornus. The wingspan is about 6 cms.


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

The species has been found in

  • New Guinea,

    as well as in Australia in

  • Queensland.


    Further reading :

    Lionel Walter Rothschild,
    On some apparently new Notodontidae,
    Novitates Zoologicae,
    Volume 24 (1917), p. 251.


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    (written 21 December 2018)