Eremochroa thermidora Hampson, 1909
ACRONICTINAE2,   NOCTUIDAE,   NOCTUOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@yahoo.com)
and
Stella Crossley


(Photo: courtesy of CSIRO/BIO Photography Group, Centre for Biodiversity Genomics, University of Guelph)

The forewings of the adult moth each have a pattern of shades of brown. The hindwings are pale brown, darkening at the margins, with dark veins. The wingspan is about 3.5 cms.


male, drawing by George Francis Hampson,

Catalogue of Lepidoptera Phalænæ in the British Museum,
Noctuidæ, Volume VIII (1909), Plate CXXXI, fig. 10,
image courtesy of Biodiversity Heritage Library, digitized by Ernst Mayr Library, Harvard University.

The species has been found in :

  • Western Australia, and
  • Victoria.


    Further reading :

    George F. Hampson,
    Noctuidae,
    Catalogue of the Lepidoptera Phalænæ in the British Museum,
    Volume 8 (1909), p. 371, No 4027, and also Plate 131, fig. 10.


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    (written 24 November 2011, updated 21 August 2019)