Proteuxoa angasi (R. Felder & Rogenhofer, 1875)
(one synonym : Prometopus endesma Lower, 1902)
AMPHIPYRINAE ,   NOCTUIDAE ,   NOCTUOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Proteuxoa angasi
drawing by Felder & Rogenhofer, listed as Luperina angasi
,
Reise der Osterreichischen Fregatte Novara,
Band 2, Abtheilung 2 (5) (1875), Plate CIX, fig. 26,
image courtesy of Biodiversity Heritage Library, digitized by Smithsonian Libraries.

The forewings of the adult moth each have a pattern of light and dark brown, including a pale subcostal streak, and pale area along the margin. The hind wings are pale brown, darker at the bases, with dark veins.

The species occurs in Australia, including:

  • New South Wales, and
  • South Australia.


    Further reading :

    Rudolf Felder & Alois F. Rogenhofer,
    Zoologischer Theil: Lepidoptera,
    Reise der Osterreichischen Fregatte Novara,
    Band 2, Abtheilung 2 (5) (1875), p. 13, and also Plate 109, fig. 26.


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    (created 8 December 2011)