Corgatha molybdophaes Turner, 1936
ACONTIINAE ,   NOCTUIDAE ,   NOCTUOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Corgatha molybdophaes
(Photo: courtesy of Cathy Powers, Brisbane Ranges, Victoria)

The adult moth of this species has yellow wings with with various markings including a big black mark halfway along the costa of each forewing, and orange and brown patches on the hindwings. The wingspan is about 2 cms.

The species has been found in

  • New South Wales, and
  • Victoria.


    Further reading :

    A. Jefferis Turner,
    New Australian Lepidoptera,
    Proceedings of the Royal Society of Queensland,
    Volume 47 (1936), p. 35.


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    (written 3 January 2017)