Canaea hyalospila (Lower, 1894)
(one synonym : Canea monsfera Whalley, 1971)
STRIGLININAE ,   THYRIDIDAE ,   THYRIDOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Canaea hyalospila
(Photo: courtesy of Buck Richardson, Kuranda, Queensland)

The adult moths of this species are pale brown, with a fine network of dark brown lines, partially filled in, on each wing. The wingspan is about 4 cms.

The species is found in:

  • Queensland.


    Further reading :

    Ian F.B. Common,
    Moths of Australia, Melbourne University Press, 1990, pl. 8.18, p. 341.

    Oswald B. Lower,
    New Australian Heterocera,
    Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia,
    Volume 18 (1894), p. 87-88.

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

    Paul Zborowski and Ted Edwards,
    A Guide to Australian Moths, CSIRO Publishing, 2007, p. 125.


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    (updated 2 November 2010)