Narangodes nigridiscata (Swinhoe, 1901)
Heart-spots
(previously known as Eublemma nigridiscata)
ACONTIINAE,   EREBIDAE,   NOCTUOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Narangodes nigridiscata
(Photo: courtesy of Graeme Cocks, Townsville, Queensland)

This adult moth has brown forewings with a dark triangular mark near the middle of each one, and a wide pale margin. The hindwings are plain brown. The moth has a wing span of about 1.5 cms.

The species has been found in:

  • Western Australia,
  • Queensland, and
  • New South Wales.


    Further reading :

    Peter Marriott,
    Moths of Victoria - Part 8,
    Night Moths and Allies - NOCTUOIDEA(B)
    ,
    Entomological Society of Victoria, 2017, pp. 28-29.

    Charles Swinhoe,
    New genera and species of eastern and Australian moths,
    The Annals and Magazine of Natural History,
    Series 7, Volume 7 (1901), pp. 471-472.


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    (written 24 November 2012)