Eremochroa thermidora Hampson, 1909
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. 10,
image courtesy of Biodiversity Heritage Library, digitized by Ernst Mayr Library, Harvard University.

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.

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)