Halone sinuata

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Halone sinuata
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H. sinuata
Binomial name
Halone sinuata
(Wallengren, 1860)
Synonyms
  • Setina sinuata Wallengren, 1860
  • Mosoda anartoides Walker, 1866

Halone sinuata, the rock lichen moth, is a moth of the subfamily Arctiinae. It was described by Wallengren in 1860. It is found in Australia.[1]

The wingspan is about 20 mm. The forewings are dark brown with white speckles. The hindwings are yellow with a dark brown margin.

The larvae feed on moulds, lichen and algae. They rest during the day and feed at night. The larvae are speckled with light and dark grey and are covered with hairs.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Savela, Markku (7 December 2015). "Halone sinuata (Wallengren, 1860)". Lepidoptera and Some Other Life Forms. Retrieved 18 October 2019.
  2. ^ Herbison-Evans, Don & Crossley, Stella (19 November 2011). "Halone sinuata (Wallengren, 1860) Rock Lichen Moth". Australian Caterpillars and their Butterflies and Moths. Retrieved 18 October 2019.