Corgatha pleuroplaca Turner, 1936
ACONTIINAE,   EREBIDAE,   NOCTUOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@yahoo.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Corgatha pleuroplaca
(Photo: courtesy of Jesse & Peter Koch, Boxwood Hill, Western Australia)

The adult moth of this species has patchy black, white, and brown wings, with a pale winding line from near wingtip to near the tornus on each forewing. The forewing margins are doubly recurved with a rounded cusp. The wingspan is about 1.7 cms.

Corgatha pleuroplaca
(Photo: courtesy of the Photography Group, Centre for Biodiversity Genomics, University of Guelph)

The species has been found in

  • Western Australia.


    Further reading :

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


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    (written 13 May 2021)