Callopistria ferruginea (Hampson, 1908)
(previously known as Eriopus ferruginea)
AMPHIPYRINAE ,   NOCTUIDAE ,   NOCTUOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley


female, drawing by George Francis Hampson, listed as Eriopus ferruginea,

Catalogue of Lepidoptera Phalænæ in the British Museum,
Noctuidæ, Volume VII (1908), Plate CXX, fig. 31,
image courtesy of Biodiversity Heritage Library, digitized by Ernst Mayr Library, Harvard University.

The forewings of the adult moth have are greyish brown, with sinuous lines across the forewings. The hindwings are plain brown, fading at the bases.

The species occurs in :

  • Queensland, and
  • New South Wales,.


    Further reading :

    George F. Hampson,
    Catalogue of the Noctuidae in the Collection of the British Museum,
    Catalogue of the Lepidoptera Phalænæ in the British Museum,
    Volume 7 (1908), p. 540, No. 3405, and also Plate 120, fig. 31.


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    (updated 19 November 2011)