Proteuxoa testaceicollis (Guenée, 1852)
(previously known as Agrotis testaceicollis)
AMPHIPYRINAE ,   NOCTUIDAE ,   NOCTUOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Proteuxoa testaceicollis
(Photo: courtesy of Ian McMillan, Imbil, Queensland)

The moths of this species have dark brown forewings, each with a small half-moon-shaped mark near the middle. The hindwings are pale with dark veins. The wingspan is about 4 cms.

This species occurs in

  • Queensland,
  • New South Wales, and
  • Victoria.


    Further reading

    Achille Guenée,
    Noctuélites,
    in Boisduval & Guenée:
    Histoire naturelle des insectes; spécies général des lépidoptères,
    Volume 9, Part 5 (1852), p. 273.


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    (written 21 May 2015)