Type species: venusta Warren.
The facies is ashy grey, each wing with a diagnostically dentate and
curved postmedial and submarginal fasciae. There is a similar antemedial on the
forewing. Both wings have transverse discal bars. The underside is
similar. In the male the forewing has a fovea similar in appearance and
position to that of boarmiine Ennominae (see Holloway, 1993, a unique feature
in the Desmobathrinae).
The male abdomen has the distal part of the third sternite with a trio
of what appear to be small invaginations, two lateral, one distal. In the
genitalia the uncus is trifid, the valves rather narrow, spindle-shaped. The
juxta is elongate, tongue-like. The aedeagus is slender, without cornuti. The
female has a very short, narrow ductus and a very long bursa, again slender,
broadening very gently from the base to apex.
The genus contains a single species, previously misplaced in Noreia.
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