Episparis angulatilinea Bethune-Baker, 1906
(one synonym : Epigrypodes amplipennis Turner, 1926)
CATOCALINAE ,   NOCTUIDAE ,   NOCTUOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
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and
Stella Crossley

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

The adult moth of this species is brown, with forewings that each have a white spot near the middle, and a white mark on the costa. The margins of all four wings have an angular cusp. The wingspan is about 5 cms.

The species has been found in :

  • New Guinea,

    and in Austrlia in

  • Queensland.


    Further reading :

    George Thomas Bethune-Baker,
    New Noctuidae from British New Guinea,
    Novitates Zoologicae,
    Volume 13 (1906), p. 268, No. 239.


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    (updated 6 February 2010)