Pangrapta adoxopis (Turner, 1908)
(formerly known as Zethes adoxopis)
CALPINAE,   NOCTUIDAE,   NOCTUOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley


(Photo: courtesy of Buck Richardson, Kuranda, Queensland)

The adult moth of this species is brown with variable pattern, usually including a pale mark on the costa of each forewing. The forewing tips are slightly hooked, and the wing margins each have a cusp. The wingspan is about 3 cms.

The species may be found in :

  • Queensland.


    Further reading :

    A. Jefferis Turner,
    New Australian Lepidoptera of the families Noctuidae and Pyralidae,
    Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia,
    Volume 32 (1908), pp. 68-69.


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    (written 10 January 2012)