Saroba niphomacula (Lower, 1903)
(formerly known as Capnodes niphomacula)
ACONTIINAE,   EREBIDAE,   NOCTUOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley


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

The adult moth of this species has brown wings each with marginal and submarginal arcs of white spots. The forewings also have white spots along the costa. The wingspan is about 3.5 cms.

The species has been found in Australia in

  • Queensland.


    Further reading :

    Oswald B. Lower,
    Descriptions of New Australian Noctuina, etc.,
    Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia,
    Volume 27 (1903), pp. 41-42.


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    (written 8 March 2019)