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Homadaula poliodes

(Homadaula poliodes)


Homadaula poliodes is a moth in the Galacticidae family. It was described by Meyrick in 1907. It is found in Australia, where it has been recorded from Western Australia. The wingspan is 11–12 mm. The forewings are grey, densely and suffusedly irrorated with white and with some scattered rather dark fuscous dots. The markings are rather dark fuscous, consisting of a triangular spot on the dorsum near the base, a moderately broad fascia at one-third, attenuated or obsolete on the costa, as well as an irregular blotch on the dorsum before the tornus and an irregular spot on the costa at three-fourths, and another on the termen above the tornus. The hindwings are rather dark grey, but lighter towards base.

Taxonomic tree:

Kingdom: Animalia
Class: Insecta
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