Pachythrix hampsoni Nye, 1975
ACRONICTINAE ,   NOCTUIDAE ,   NOCTUOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley


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

The adult moth of this species is has green forewings with dark brown markings on them, and orange hindwings. The wingspan is about 3 cms.


(Photo: courtesy of Neil Hewett ,   Cooper Creek Wilderness, Queensland)

The species occurs in

  • Queensland, and
  • New South Wales.


    Further reading :

    Ian F.B. Common,
    Moths of Australia, Melbourne University Press, 1990, pl. 22.6, p. 461.

    Ian W.B. Nye,
    Noctuidae, Agaristidae, and Nolidae,
    The Generic Names of Moths of the World, London : British Museum (Natural History) Vol. 1 (1975), p. 359.

    Buck Richardson,
    Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art,
    LeapFrogOz, Kuranda, 2015, p. 120.


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    (updated 31 August 2010, 26 February 2016)