Condica praesecta (Warren, 1912)
(previously known as Prospalta praesecta)
AMPHIPYRINAE ,   NOCTUIDAE ,   NOCTUOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Condica praesecta
(Photo: courtesy of Buck Richardson, Kuranda, Queensland)

This adult moth is dark brown with a complex pale spot near the centre of each forewing. Each hindwing is plain brown. The wingspan is about 4 cms.

The species occurs in

  • Indonesia,

    and in Australia in

  • Queensland.


    Further reading :

    William Warren,
    New Noctuidae in the Tring Museum mainly from the Indo-Oriental Region,
    Novitates Zoologicae,
    Volume 19 (1912), pp. 30-31, No. 66.


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    (updated 2 October 2011)