Proteuxoa ebenodes (Turner, 1911)
(formerly known as Ariathisa ebenodes)
AMPHIPYRINAE ,   NOCTUIDAE ,   NOCTUOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Proteuxoa ebenodes
(Photo: courtesy of Peter Marriott, near Gisborne, Victoria)

The adult moth of this species has brown forewings each with one or more black arrow marks, one interrupted by a white hash. The hindwings are off-white with dark veins, shading to brown at the margins. The wingspan is about 3.5 cms.

The species has been found in:

  • Victoria, and
  • Western Australia.


    Further reading :

    A. Jefferis Turner,
    Studies in Australian Lepidoptera,
    Annals of the Queensland Museum,
    Volume 10 (1911), p. 67.


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    (written 3 January 2017)