Lacistophanes hackeri Turner, 1947
ACONTIINAE,   EREBIDAE,   NOCTUOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Lacistophanes hackeri
(Photo: courtesy of CSIRO/BIO Photography Group, Centre for Biodiversity Genomics, University of Guelph)

The adult moth has pale brown forewings, each with a swirly pattern of including dark edges to the margins. The hindwings are plain pale brown. The forewing margins have an extra cusp, and all the wing margins are slightly scalloped. The wingspan is about 3 cms.

This species has been found in Australia in

  • Queensland.


    Further reading :

    A. Jefferis Turner,
    New Australian species of Boarmiadae (Lepidoptera),
    Proceedings of the Royal Society of Queensland,
    Volume 58 (1947), pp. 111-112, No. 100.


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    (written 7 May 2019)