Pseudephyra straminea Butler, 1886
ACONTIINAE ,   NOCTUIDAE ,   NOCTUOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Pseudephyra straminea
(Photo: courtesy of Buck Richardson, Kuranda, Queensland)

The adult moth has yellow wings, each crossed by two broad jagged dark brown bands The wingspan is about 2.5 cms.

The species is found in Australia in

  • Western Australia,
  • Northern Territory, and
  • Queensland.


    Further reading :

    Arthur G. Butler,
    Descriptions of 21 new genera and 103 new species of Lepidoptera Heterocera from the Australian region.,
    Transactions of the Entomological Society of London,
    1886, Part 4, p. 422.


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    (written 19 July 2015)