Sypna buruensis A.E. Prout, 1926
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 of this species has variable patchy brown and blue and sometimes white wings. The wing margins are scalloped.


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

The species has been found in

  • Buru, Indonesia,

    and in Australia in

  • Queensland.


    Further reading :

    Miss A.E. Prout,
    Noctuidae from central Buru,
    The Entomologist,
    Volume 59 (1926), p. 74.

    Buck Richardson,
    Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art,
    LeapFrogOz, Kuranda, 2015, p. 154.


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    (updated 27 September 2012)