Ecnomia hesychima Turner, 1936
(one synonym: Asaphes asemantica Turner, 1945)
ACONTIINAE,   EREBIDAE,   NOCTUOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

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

The adult moth is pale brown, each forewing with two dark broken transverse wavy lines, a dark mark by the wingtip, and an arc of dark dots along the margin. The hindwings are pale brown, darkening toward the margins. The wingspan is about 1.5 cms.

This species has been found in

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


    Further reading :

    A. Jefferis Turner,
    New Australian Lepidoptera,
    Proceedings of the Royal Society of Queensland,
    Volume 47 (1936), p. 34.

    A. Jefferis Turner,
    New species of Lepidoptera from the Barnard collection. No. 3,
    Memoirs of the Queensland Museum,
    Volume 12, Part 3 (1945), p. 155-156.


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    (written 5 May 2019)