Haplopseustis erythrias (Meyrick, 1902)
(formerly known as Haplopseustis erythrias)
ACONTIINAE ,   NOCTUIDAE ,   NOCTUOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Haplopseustis erythrias
Photo: courtesy of Buck Richardson, from
Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art

The adult moth of this species has brown forewings, each with a broad ragged dark band edged with orange. The hindwings are plain brown. The wingspan is about 2 cms.

The species has been found in Australia in

  • Northern Territory, and
  • Queensland.


    Further reading :

    Edward Meyrick,
    Descriptions of new Australian Lepidoptera,
    Transactions of the Entomological Society of London,
    1902, part 1, p. 34.

    Buck Richardson,
    Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art,
    LeapFrogOz, Kuranda, 2015, p. 116.


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    (updated 9 August 2011)