Corgatha figuralis (Walker, 1866)
(formerly known as Scopula figuralis)
ACONTIINAE ,   NOCTUIDAE ,   NOCTUOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

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

The adult moth of this species has brown wings, each with one zigzag and two curved pale submarginal lines. Each forewing a pale line along the costa. The wingspan is about 1.5 cms.

The species has been found in

  • Queensland.


    Further reading :

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

    Francis Walker,
    Catalogue of Lepidoptera Heterocera,
    List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum,
    Part 34, Supplement 4 (1866), p. 1475.


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    (updated 5 August 2009)