Eublemma innocens Butler, 1886
Pure Eublemma
(formerly known as Thalpochares innocens)
ACONTIINAE,   EREBIDAE,   NOCTUOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Eublemma innocens
male
(Photo: courtesy of Peter Marriott, Moths of Victoria - Part 8)

The adult moths of this species have pale brown forewings, each with darker margin containing a submarginal arc or black dots, and a black line along the costa edged by a broad white streak. The hindwings are off-white. The moths have a wingspan of about 2 cms.

The species has been found in Australia in

  • Northern Territory,
  • Queensland,
  • New South Wales, and
  • Victoria.


    Further reading :

    Arthur G. Butler,
    Descriptions of 21 new genera and 103 new species of Lepidoptera Heterocera from the Australian region,
    Transactions of the Entomological Society of London,
    1886, Part 4, p. 405, No. 39.

    Peter Marriott,
    Moths of Victoria - Part 8,
    Night Moths and Allies - NOCTUOIDEA(B)
    ,
    Entomological Society of Victoria, 2017, pp. 26-27.


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    (updated 26 June 2019)