Sophta concavata Walker, [1863]
(previously known as Nacerasa nana Walker, 1866)
ACONTIINAE ,   NOCTUIDAE ,   NOCTUOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Sophta concavata
(Photo: courtesy of Donald Hobern, Aranda, Australian Capital Territory)

The adult moth of this species has brown wings with doubly recurved margins on each forewing. The wingspan is about 2 cms.

The species has been found in

  • Queensland,
  • New South Wales, and
  • Australian Capital Territory.


    Further reading :

    Francis Walker,
    Geometrites,
    List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum,
    Part 26 (1863), p. 1759.


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    (updated 13 July 2012)