Epicyrtica metallica (T.P. Lucas, 1898)
(previously known as Bryophila metallica)
AMPHIPYRINAE ,   NOCTUIDAE ,   NOCTUOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Epicyrtica metallica
(Photo: courtesy of Donald Hobern, Blackheath, New South Wales)

The adult moth of this species has green forewings which have a bold pattern. The hindwings are brown, fading at the bases. The wingspan is about 2.5 cms.

The species has been found in:

  • Queensland, and
  • New South Wales.


    Thomas P. Lucas,
    Descriptions of Queensland Lepidoptera,
    Proceedings of the Royal Society of Queensland,
    Volume 13 (1898), p. 72.

    Paul Zborowski and Ted Edwards,
    A Guide to Australian Moths,
    CSIRO Publishing, 2007, p. 17.


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    (updated 14 April 2013)