Thalatha artificiosa Turner, 1936
ACRONICTINAE ,   NOCTUIDAE ,   NOCTUOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Thalatha artificiosa
(Photo: courtesy of Ian McMillan, Imbil, Queensland)

The adult moth have white forewings with scattered black spots, especially around the margins. The hindwings are white, shading to brown at the margins. The wingspan is about 3 cms.

Thalatha artificiosa
(Photo: courtesy of Ian McMillan, Imbil, Queensland)

The species has been found in Australia in:

  • Queensland.


    Further reading :

    A. Jefferis Turner,
    New Australian Lepidoptera,
    Proceedings of the Royal Society of Queensland,
    Volume 47 (1936), pp. 31-32.


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    (written 4 December 2014)