Hypobleta cymaea Turner, 1908
ACONTIINAE,   EREBIDAE,   NOCTUOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Hypobleta cymaea
(Photo: courtesy of CSIRO/BIO Photography Group, Centre for Biodiversity Genomics, University of Guelph)

The adult moth has pale brown wings, each with a pattern of dark spots including six along the margin, and spotty dark patch by the tornus. The forewings also each have 7 or 8 dark spots along the costa. The wingspan is about 2.2 cms.

This species has been found in

  • New Guinea,

    as well as in Australia in

  • Queensland.


    Further reading :

    A. Jefferis Turner,
    New Australian Lepidoptera of the families Noctuidae and Pyralidae,
    Transactions and Proceedings of the Royal Society of South Australia,
    Volume 32 (1908), p. 78.


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    (written 6 May 2019)