Callyna leuconota Lower, 1903
(one synonym : Callyna biplagiata Bethune-Baker, 1906)
AMPHIPYRINAE,   NOCTUIDAE,   NOCTUOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Callyna leuconota
(Photo: courtesy of Buck Richardson, Kuranda, Queensland)

The adult moth of this species is pale brown with two dark patches on the costa. and a white patch at the tip of each forewing. The hindwings are plain brown. The wingspan is about 4 cms.

Callyna leuconota
Photo: courtesy of Buck Richardson, from
Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art

The species occurs in Australia in :

  • Queensland.


    Further reading :

    Oswald B. Lower,
    Descriptions of New Australian Noctuina, etc.,
    Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia,
    Volume 27 (1903), pp. 35-36.

    Buck Richardson,
    Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art,
    LeapFrogOz, Kuranda, 2015, p. 119.

    Paul Zborowski and Ted Edwards,
    A Guide to Australian Moths, CSIRO Publishing, 2007, p. 191.


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    (updated 3 March 2011)