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

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

The adult moths of this species are fawn, with some dark wavy lines and some translucent window spots near the middle of the forewings.

The species is found in Australia in

  • Queensland.


    Further reading :

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

    Paul Ernest Sutton Whalley,
    Tropical Leaf Moths,
    Striglininae (Lepidoptera: Thyrididae),
    London : British Museum (1976), p. 152.


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    (updated 10 November 2011)