Micrapatetis orthozona Meyrick, 1897
ACONTIINAE,   NOCTUIDAE,   NOCTUOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Micrapatetis orthozona
(Photo: courtesy of Buck Richardson, Kuranda, Queensland)

The adult moths of this species are white with broad black bands across the base, centre, and margin of each forewing. The hindwings are yellow. The wingspan is about 1.5 cms.

The species is found in

  • Northern Territory, and
  • Queensland.


    Further reading :

    Edward Meyrick,
    Descriptions of new Lepidoptera from Australia and New Zealand,
    Transactions of the Entomological Society of London,
    1897, p. 369.


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    (updated 5 February 2011)