Mecodina bisignata (Walker, 1865)
(formerly known as Boethantha bisignata)
CALPINAE,   NOCTUIDAE,   NOCTUOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley


Photo: courtesy of Buck Richardson, from
Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art

The adult moth has patchy brown wings, each with a broad diffuse dark band across the middle, and also a narrow wiggly white-edged dark submarginal line. The wingspan is about 4 cms.

The species occurs in

  • Borneo,
  • Timor,

    as well as in Australia in:

  • Queensland.


    Further reading :

    Buck Richardson,
    Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art,
    LeapFrogOz, Kuranda, 2015, p. 143.

    Francis Walker,
    Catalogue of Lepidoptera Heterocera,
    List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum,
    Part 33, Supplement 3 (1865), p. 983.


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    (updated 10 March 2010)