Amyna apicipuncta (Turner, 1936)
(one synonym : Perigea apicipuncta Guenée, 1852)
ACONTIINAE,   NOCTUIDAE,   NOCTUOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
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and
Stella Crossley

Amyna apicipuncta
(Photo: courtesy of Buck Richardson, Kuranda, Queensland)

This adult moth has rusty brown forewings, each with a pale mark near the wingtip, and a white and orange blob near the middle. The hindwings are plain brown with a faint dark zigzag submarginal line. The wingspan is about 3 cms.

The species is found in Australia in

  • Queensland.


    Further reading :

    Buck Richardson,
    Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art,
    LeapFrogOz, Kuranda, 2015, p. 112.

    A. Jefferis Turner,
    New Australian Lepidoptera,
    Proceedings of the Royal Society of Queensland,
    Volume 47 (1936), p. 43.


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    (updated 21 September 2011)