Eublemma glaucochroa Turner, 1902
ACONTIINAE ,   NOCTUIDAE ,   NOCTUOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Eublemma glaucochroa
(Photo: courtesy of Graeme Cocks, Townsville, Queensland)

The adult moth of this species has forewings with brown blobs on a white background. In its natural posture, there is a tuft of raised scales behind the thorax. The wingspan is about 2 cms.

The species is found in Australia in

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

    This species needs to be assigned to a new genus.


    Further reading :

    A. Jefferis Turner,
    Revision of Australian Lepidoptera. Oecophoridae. I,
    Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
    Volume 27 (1902), p. 116.


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    (written 1 November 2014)