Eremochroa alphitias Meyrick, 1897
AMPHIPYRINAE ,   NOCTUIDAE ,   NOCTUOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley


(Photo: courtesy of Donald Hobern, Aranda, Australian Capital Territory)

The adult moth of this species has pale brown patterned forewings, and even paler hindwings. The wingspan is about 2 cms.

The species has been found in the dryer areas of the Australian mainland, including :

  • Queensland,
  • New South Wales,
  • Australian Capital Territory,
  • Victoria,
  • Tasmania,
  • South Australia, and
  • Western Australia.


    Further reading :

    Ian F.B. Common,
    Moths of Australia, Melbourne University Press 1990, fig. 49.8, p. 462.

    Edward Meyrick,
    Descriptions of new Lepidoptera from Australia and New Zealand,
    Transactions of The Entomological Society of London,
    Volume 1897, p. 369.


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    (updated 11 April 2013)