Striglina cinnamomea (Rothschild, 1915)
(one synonym : Laginia reticulata Walker, 1866)
STRIGLININAE ,   THYRIDIDAE ,   THYRIDOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

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

The adult moths are orange with indistinct wavy darker lines across every wing. The wingspan is about 3 cms.

Striglina cinnamomea
(Photo: courtesy of Buck Richardson, Kuranda, Queensland)

The species has been found in

  • Indonesia,

    as well as in Australia in

  • Queensland.


    Further reading :

    Ian F.B. Common,
    Moths of Australia,
    Melbourne University Press, 1990, p. 341.

    Buck Richardson,
    Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art,
    LeapFrogOz, Kuranda, 2015, p. 210.

    Lionel Walter Rothschild,
    Lepidoptera of the British Ornithologists' Union and Wollaston Expeditions in the Snow Mountains, Southern Dutch New Guinea,
    Macrolepidoptera,
    Part 1. London : Hazell, Watson & Viney 1915, p. 109, No. 604.


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    (updated 12 February 2010)