Maliattha ferrugina Turner, 1908
ACONTIINAE,   NOCTUIDAE,   NOCTUOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Maliattha ferrugina
(Photo: courtesy of Buck Richardson, Kuranda, Queensland)

The adult moth of this species has brown wings. The forewings each have a white-edged dark band across the middle. The moths have a wingspan of about 2 cms.

The species is found in Australia in

  • Northern Territory, and
  • Queensland.


    Further reading :

    Buck Richardson,
    Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art,
    LeapFrogOz, Kuranda, 2015, p. 117.

    A. Jefferis Turner,
    New Australian Lepidoptera of the families Noctuidae and Pyralidae,
    Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia,
    Volume 32 (1908), p. 67.


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    (updated 29 March 2012)