Egone bipunctalis Walker, 1863
(one synonym : Dnopheropis scotaea Turner, 1902)
Eastern Two-spot
CALPINAE,   EREBIDAE,   NOCTUOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
( donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Egone bipunctalis
(Photo: courtesy of Joan Fearn, Moruya, New South Wales)

The adult moth of this species is dark brown, with forewings that each have three white spots, two near the middle one of which is double, and a small one right on the base.

The species has been found in :

  • Queensland,
  • New South Wales,
  • Victoria, and
  • Tasmania.


    Further reading :

    Peter Marriott,
    Moths of Victoria - Part 8,
    Night Moths and Allies - NOCTUOIDEA(B)
    ,
    Entomological Society of Victoria, 2017, pp. 20-21.

    Francis Walker,
    Catalogue of Lepidoptera Heterocera,
    List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum,
    Part 27 (1863), p. 4.


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    (written 24 February 2015)