Oruza crocodeta (Turner, 1903)
(formerly known as Xanthoptera crocodeta)
ACONTIINAE,   EREBIDAE
  
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Oruza crocodeta
(Photo: courtesy of Ian McMillan, Imbil, Queensland)

The adult moths of this species are brown, with some narrow pale curved and zigzag lines across each wing, and a broad yellow line along the costa of each forewing. The wingspan is about 2.5 cms.

The species has been found in Australia in

  • Queensland.


    Further reading :

    A. Jefferis Turner,
    New Australian Lepidoptera, with synonymic and other notes: Noctuidae,
    Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia,
    Volume 27 (1903), p. 11.


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    (written 21 September 2018)