Proteuxoa cinereicollis (Guenée, 1852)
(one synonym : Caradrina etoniana Lower, 1901)
AMPHIPYRINAE,   NOCTUIDAE,   NOCTUOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Proteuxoa cinereicollis
(Photo: courtesy of Donald Hobern, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory)

The adult moth of this species has dark brown forewings each with a white mark like a saxophone near the middle. The wingspan is about 4 cms.

The species has been found in:

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


    Further reading :

    Achille Guenée,
    Noctuidae,
    in Boisduval & Guenée :
    Histoire naturelle des insectes; spécies général des lépidoptères,
    Volume 9, Part 5 (1852), p. 273, No. 438-C.


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    (updated 3 July 2010)