Graphosia stenopepla Hampson, 1914
LITHOSIINAE,   ARCTIIDAE,   NOCTUOIDEA
  
Don Herbison-Evans,
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Graphosia stenopepla
(Photo: courtesy of Donald Hobern, Lamington National Park, Queensland)

The adult moths of this species have pale brown forewings, each with a brown costal streak, a dark base, and a dark band across the middle. The hindwings are pale brown, each with a vague pale spot near the middle of the margin. The wingspan is about 2.5 cms.

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

The species has been found in :

  • Queensland, and
  • New South Wales.

    Graphosia stenopepla
    female, drawing by George F. Hampson,

    Catalogue of the Amatidae and Arctiadae (Nolinae, Lithosianae) in the British Museum,
    Catalogue of the Lepidoptera Phalænæ in the British Museum,
    Supplement I (1900), Plate XXV, fig. 12,
    image courtesy of Biodiversity Heritage Library, digitized by Smithsonian Libraries.


    Further reading:

    George Francis Hampson,
    Catalogue of the Amatidae and Arctiadae (Nolinae, Lithosianae) in the British Museum,
    Catalogue of Lepidoptera Phalaenae in the British Museum,
    Supplement 1 (1914), p. 444, No. 171b, and also Plate 25, fig. 12.


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    (written 12 June 2019)