Macaduma strongyla Turner, 1922
LITHOSIINAE ,   ARCTIIDAE ,   NOCTUOIDEA
  
Don Herbison-Evans,
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Macaduma strongyla
(Photo: courtesy of Nick Monaghan, Bunya, Queensland)

The adult moths of this species have forewings that each have a pronounced angle on the costa. The forewings are a variable spotchy grey-brown. The hindwings are plain pale brown. The wingspan is about 2 cms.

Macaduma strongyla
(Photo: courtesy of Nick Monaghan, Bunya, Queensland)

The species occurs in

  • Queensland, and
  • New South Wales.


    Further reading :

    A. Jefferis Turner,
    Studies in Australian Lepidoptera,
    Proceedings of the Royal Society of Victoria,
    Volume 35 (1922), p. 30.


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    (updated 31 July 2011)