Mataeomera ligata (T.P. Lucas, 1895)
(previously known as Madopa ligata)
ACONTIINAE ,   NOCTUIDAE ,   NOCTUOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Mataeomera ligata
(Photo: courtesy of Donald Hobern, Aranda, Australian Capital Territory)

The adult moth of this species has brown wings. The forewings have black spots near the wingtip, and two dark wandering lines across each wing.

The species has been found in

  • Queensland,
  • Australian Capital Territory, and
  • Victoria.


    Further reading :

    Thomas P. Lucas,
    Australian Lepidoptera: thirty new species,
    Transactions of the Natural History Society of Queensland,
    Volume 1 (1895), p. 115.


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    (updated 3 February 2010)