Eublemma amphidasys Turner, 1933
ACONTIINAE,   NOCTUIDAE,   NOCTUOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
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and
Stella Crossley

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

The adult moth has forewings that are pale brown, each with dark brown areas and a submarginal arc outlined in white. The wingspan is about 2 cms.

The species is found in

  • Queensland.

    The genus Eublemma is inappropriate for this species, and the species needs to be assigned to a new genus.


    Further reading :

    Buck Richardson,
    Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art,
    LeapFrogOz, Kuranda, 2015, p. 117.

    A. Jefferis Turner,
    New Australian Lepidoptera,
    Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia,
    Volume 57 (1933), pp. 161-162.


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    (updated 16 August 2013, 2 January 2014)