Hectobrocha adoxa (Meyrick, 1886)
Unadorned Footman
(previously known as Neobrocha adoxa)
LITHOSIINAE ,   ARCTIIDAE ,   NOCTUOIDEA
  
Don Herbison-Evans,
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Hectobrocha adoxa
(Photo: courtesy of Ken Harris, Mallacoota, Victoria)

The adult moths of this species have brown forewings with an indistinct pattern. The hindwings are plain pale brown. The moths have a wingspan of about 3 cms.

Hectobrocha adoxa
(Photo: courtesy of Peter Marriott, Moths of Victoria Part 2)

The species occurs in

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


    Further reading:

    Peter Marriott,
    Moths of Victoria - Part 2,
    Tiger Moths and Allies - NOCTUOIDEA (A)
    ,
    Entomological Society of Victoria, 2009, pp. 22-23.

    Edward Meyrick,
    Revision of Australian Lepidoptera I,
    Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
    Series 2, Volume 1, Part 3 (1886), p. 708, No. 29.


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    (updated 5 May 2013, 23 January 2017)