Corgatha dichionistis Turner, 1902
ACONTIINAE,   EREBIDAE,   NOCTUOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Corgatha dichionistis
(Photo: courtesy of Buck Richardson, Kuranda, Queensland)

The adult moth of this species has brown wings. The forewings each have two white marks on the costa, a recurved wingtip, and a cusp on the margin. The wingspan is about 1.5 cms.

The species is found in Australia in

  • Queensland.

    Corgatha dichionistis
    underside
    (Photo: courtesy of Graeme Cocks, Townsville, Queensland)


    Further reading :

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

    A. Jefferis Turner,
    New genera and species of Lepidoptera belonging to the family Noctuidae,
    Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
    Volume 27 (1902), p. 113.


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    (updated 7 January 2012, 1 November 2014)