Type species: conscitaria Walker, Zaire.
Synonyms: Geoglada Swinhoe (type species helicola Swinhoe,
India); Hypophracta Warren (type species persimilis Warren,
Members of this genus are large, delicate, with a bone-coloured ground
colour, variably irrorated with dull brown striae. The forewing postmedial is
oblique, very dark brown, narrowing and sometimes becoming more broken
anteriorly. The relatively large, disc-like spot just distal to this fascia in a
subdorsal position is a generic feature. The hindwing postmedial is weaker than
that of the forewing.
In the male abdomen the distal part of the third sternite bears a series
of three or more rather complex paired processes. In the genitalia the uncus is
slender, strap-like. The valves have a central angle or lobe to the costal
margin, interior and slightly basal to this being a rather elongate setose
swelling. The aedeagus vesica has one or two narrow bands of sclerotisation. In
the female the ductus is short, the bursa elongate with a central ring or
coronet of large triangular spines.
The genus has several African species, one in India and the species
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