Eremochroa psammias Meyrick, 1897
AMPHIPYRINAE ,   NOCTUIDAE ,   NOCTUOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley


male, drawing by George Francis Hampson,

Catalogue of Lepidoptera Phalænæ in the British Museum,
Noctuidæ, Volume VIII (1909), Plate CXXXI, fig. 9,
image courtesy of Biodiversity Heritage Library, digitized by Ernst Mayr Library, Harvard University.

The wings of the adult moth each have a pattern of shades of brown, with two indistinct dark-edged pale bands across each forewing, and one across each hindwing. The wingspan is about 3 cms.

The species occurs in :

  • Western Australia


    Further reading:

    George Francis Hampson,
    Catalogue of Noctuidae in the British Museum,
    Catalogue of Lepidoptera Phalaenae in the British Museum,
    Volume 8 (1909), p. 371, No. 4026, and also Plate 131, fig. 9.

    Edward Meyrick,
    Descriptions of new Lepidoptera from Australia and New Zealand,
    Transactions of the Entomological Society of London,
    1897, pp. 368-369.


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    (updated 23 November 2011)