Clostera rubida (H. Druce, 1901)
(previously known as Ichthyura rubida)
PYGAERINAE ,   NOTODONTIDAE ,   NOCTUOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley


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

The moths of this species are pale brown with wavy pale lines across the forewings. The hindwings of the male are even paler, darkening along the inner margins. The females have yellowish hindwings, darkening towards the margins. The hairs around the head are dark brown. The wingspan is about 2.5 cms.


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

This species occurs in :

  • Queensland.


    Further reading :

    Herbert Druce,
    Descriptions of some new species of Heterocera,
    Annals and Magazine of Natural History,
    Series 7, Volume 7, Part 37 (1901), p. 78.


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    (updated 11 November 2012)