Hyperlopha aridela Turner, 1902
CALPINAE ,   NOCTUIDAE ,   NOCTUOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

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

The adult moth of this species has forewings that are brown, each with a number of white dots at the tornus. The hindwings are each black at the margin fading to yellow at the base, with a white flash extending from the tornus. The wingspan is about 5 cms.

The species occurs in

  • Queensland.


    Further reading :

    Buck Richardson,
    Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art,
    LeapFrogOz, Kuranda, 2015, p. 142.

    A. Jefferis Turner,
    New genera and species of Lepidoptera belonging to the family Noctuidae,
    Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
    Volume 27 (1902), p. 103.


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    (updated 27 July 2009)