Neumichtis expulsa (Guenée, 1852)
Grey Marbled Moth
(one synonym : Hadena trijuncta Walker, 1857)
ACRONICTINAE2,   NOCTUIDAE,   NOCTUOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@yahoo.com)
and
Stella Crossley

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

The adult moths of this species are brown, with patterned forewings and plain hindwings. They have a wingspan of about 3 cms.

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

The species has been found in

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


    Further reading :

    Achille Guenée,
    Noctuélites,
    in Boisduval & Guenée:
    Histoire naturelle des insectes; spécies général des lépidoptères,
    Volume 9, Part 6 (1852), pp. 93-94, No. 800.

    Peter Marriott & Marilyn Hewish,
    Moths of Victoria - Part 9,
    Cutworms and Allies - NOCTUOIDEA (C)
    ,
    Entomological Society of Victoria, 2020, pp. 10-11.


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    (updated 11 April 2013, 12 December 2020)