Proteuxoa florescens (Walker, 1857)
(one synonym : Miana lucasii Butler, 1882)
AMPHIPYRINAE ,   NOCTUIDAE ,   NOCTUOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Proteuxoa florescens
(Photo: courtesy of Jenny Holmes, Victoria)

The adult moth of this species has light and dark brown patterned forewings, each with a dark comma mark, and pale brown hindwings. The wingspan is about 4 cms.

Proteuxoa florescens
(Photo: courtesy of Jenny Holmes, Victoria)

The species has been found in:

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


    Further reading :

    Francis Walker,
    Catalogue of Lepidoptera Heterocera,
    List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum,
    Part 12 (1857), p. 268, No. 22.


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    (updated 1 July 2010)