Rivula concinna (Walker, 1862)
(formerly known as Hydrelia concinna)
RIVULINAE
EREBIDAE,   NOCTUOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Rivula concinna
(Photo: courtesy of Ian McMillan,Imbil, Queensland)

The adult moths of this species are brown, with some faint darkly-outlined pale zigzag lines across each wings, and a variable dark patch near the middle of each forewing. The wingspan is about 1.3 cms.

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

The species has been found in Australia in

  • Western Australia,
  • Northern Territory
  • Queensland.


    Further reading :

    Thomas P. Lucas,
    Australian Lepidoptera : thirty new species,
    Transactions of the Natural History Society of Queensland,
    Volume 1 (1895), p. 110.


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    (written 22 September 2018)