Proteuxoa asbolaea (Turner, 1931)
White-rayed Noctuid
(formerly known as Caradrina asbolaea)
ACRONICTINAE2,   NOCTUIDAE,   NOCTUOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@yahoo.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Proteuxoa asbolaea
(Photo: courtesy of CSIRO/BIO Photography Group, Centre for Biodiversity Genomics, University of Guelph)

The forewings of the adult moth are dark brown with pale veins. The hindwings are pale brown, darkening at the wing-tips, with dark veins. The wingspan is about 2 cms.

The species occurs in Australia, including:

  • New South Wales
  • Victoria,
  • South Australia, and
  • Western Australia.


    Further reading :

    Peter Marriott & Marilyn Hewish,
    Moths of Victoria - Part 9,
    Cutworms and Allies - NOCTUOIDEA (C)
    ,
    Entomological Society of Victoria, 2020, pp. 22-23.

    A. Jefferis Turner,
    Revision of Australian Lepidoptera, Supplementary,
    Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
    Volume 56 (1931), p. 340.


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    (written 28 December 2020)