Striglina meridiana Whalley, 1976
STRIGLININAE,   THYRIDIDAE,   THYRIDOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

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

The adult moths are orange with speckled with indistinct little wavy dark lines on every wing. On each forewing, these are empahsised along a diagonal from wingtip to the middle of the hind-margin. On each hindwing, they are empahsised along a diagonal from the middle of the costa to the middle of the hind-margin. The wingspan is about 2.5 cms.

The species has been found in

  • Western Australia, and
  • Queensland.


    Further reading :

    Paul Ernest Sutton Whalley,
    Tropical Leaf Moths,
    Striglininae (Lepidoptera: Thyrididae),
    London : British Museum (1976), p. 62.


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    (written 27 April 2019)