Athetis striolata (Butler, 1866)
(previously known as Caradrina striolata)
AMPHIPYRINAE ,   NOCTUIDAE ,   NOCTUOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley


(Photo: courtesy of Graeme Cocks, Townsville, Queensland)

The adult moth of this species has grey-brown forewings each with a faint pattern including two dark marks near the middle. The hindwings are off-white with dark veins. The wingspan is about 2 cms.


underside
(Photo: courtesy of Graeme Cocks, Townsville, Queensland)

The species has been found in

  • Fiji,

    and in Australia in

  • Northern Territory,
  • Queensland, and
  • New South Wales.


    Further reading :

    Arthur G. Butler,
    Descriptions of 21 new genera and 103 new species of Lepidoptera Heterocera from the Australian region,
    Transactions of the Entomological Society of London,
    1886, Part 4, p. 393, No. 19.


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    (updated 1 July 2010)