Corgatha ancistrodes Turner, 1936
Extreme Hookwing
ACONTIINAE,   EREBIDAE,   NOCTUOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Corgatha ancistrodes
(Photo: courtesy of Ian McMillan,Imbil, Queensland)

The adult moth of this species has brown wings, each with vague dark spots and arcs, and a pale line from wingtip to the hind margin. The forewing margins are doubly recurved with a cusp.

The species has been found in

  • Queensland, and
  • New South Wales.


    Further reading :

    Peter Marriott,
    Moths of Victoria - Part 8,
    Night Moths and Allies - NOCTUOIDEA(B)
    ,
    Entomological Society of Victoria, 2017, pp. 26-27.

    A. Jefferis Turner,
    Studies in Australian Lepidoptera,
    Proceedings of the Royal Society of Queensland,
    Volume 47 (1936), p. 35.


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    (written 1 April 2015)