Eublemma rufipuncta Turner, 1902
ACONTIINAE,   EREBIDAE,   NOCTUOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
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and
Stella Crossley

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

The adult moth has brown wings with a series of sub-marginal bands across each wing, and a vague orangespot near the middle of each forewing. The wingspan is about 1.3 cms.

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

This species has been found in

  • Queensland.

    Eublemma rufipuncta
    male, drawing by George Francis Hampson,

    Catalogue of Lepidoptera Phalænæ in the British Museum,
    Noctuidæ, Volume X (1910), Plate CLIII, fig. 7,
    image courtesy of Biodiversity Heritage Library, digitized by Ernst Mayr Library, Harvard University.


    Further reading :

    A. Jefferis Turner,
    New genera and species of Lepidoptera belonging to the family Noctuidae,
    Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
    Volume 27 (1902), pp. 117-118.


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    (updated 27 September 2011, 7 September 2019)