Chaograptis crystallodes Meyrick, 1902
(one synonym : Hyela argotypa Turner, 1902)
ACONTIINAE ,   NOCTUIDAE ,   NOCTUOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Chaograptis crystallodes
(Photo: courtesy of Buck Richardson, Kuranda, Queensland)

The moth has pale brown forewings with a complex pattern. The hindwings are white shading to brown at the edges. The wingspan is about 2 cms.

The species has been found inland in Australia in

  • Western Australia,
  • Northern Territory,
  • Queensland,
  • New South Wales, and
  • South Australia.


    Further reading :

    Edward Meyrick,
    Descriptions of new Australian Lepidoptera,
    Transactions of the Entomological Society of London,
    1902, p. 42.

    Buck Richardson,
    Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art,
    LeapFrogOz, Kuranda, 2015, p. 113.


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    (created 31 August 2012)