Autoba dispar Warren, 1913
(one synonym : Eublemma phaeocosma Turner, 1929)
ACONTIINAE,   NOCTUIDAE,   NOCTUOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
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and
Stella Crossley

Autoba dispar
(Photo: courtesy of Buck Richardson, Kuranda, Queensland)

The adult moth of this species has pale brown wings. The forewings each have an irregular dark blotch near the middle. The hindwings have a black dot near the tornus.

The species is found in Australia in

  • Western Australia,
  • Northern Territory, and
  • Queensland.


    Further reading :

    Buck Richardson,
    Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art,
    LeapFrogOz, Kuranda, 2015, p. 112.

    William Warren,
    Macrolepidoptera of Indo-Australian Fauna: Noctuiform Phalaenae: Erastrianae,
    in Adalbert Seitz (ed.): The Macrolepidoptera of the World,
    Stuttgart : Alfred Kernen Verlag, Volume 11 (1913), p. 226, and also Plate 24, row c.


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    (updated 3 February 2010)