Ozarba punctigera Walker, 1865
ACONTIINAE,   NOCTUIDAE,   NOCTUOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Ozarba punctigera
Photo: courtesy of Buck Richardson, from
Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art

The adult moths of this species have forewings that are brown with dark markings and a number of pale submarginal lines. The wingspan is about 2 cms.

Ozarba punctigera
(Photo: courtesy of Graeme Cocks, Townsville, Queensland)

The species is found in Asia, including:

  • Korea,
  • Japan,

    and in Australia in:

  • Queensland.

    Ozarba punctigera
    underside
    (Photo: courtesy of Graeme Cocks, Townsville, Queensland)


    Further reading :

    Buck Richardson,
    Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art,
    LeapFrogOz, Kuranda, 2015, p. 118.

    Francis Walker,
    Catalogue of Lepidoptera Heterocera,
    List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum,
    Part 32, Supplement 2 (1865), p. 685.


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    (updated 14 August 2009)