Banisia fenestrifera Walker, 1863
(one synonym : Trophoessa daphoena Turner, 1911)
STRIGLININAE ,   THYRIDIDAE ,   THYRIDOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Banisia fenestrifera
Photo: courtesy of Buck Richardson, from
Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art

The adult moths of this species are brown with dark speckles, sometimes having a white translucent window in the middle of each forewing. The wingspan is about 3 cms.

The species has been found in

  • Malaysia,
  • Sarawak,

    and in Australia in

  • Queensland.


    Further reading :

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

    Francis Walker,
    Heterocerous Lepidoptera collected at Sarawak,
    Journal of the Proceedings of the Linnean Society of London,
    Volume 7 (1863), p. 78, No. 340.


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    (created 26 November 2011, updated 27 January 2012)