Brana calopasa Walker, 1858
CALPINAE,   EREBIDAE,   NOCTUOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley


(Photo: courtesy of CSIRO/BIO Photography Group, Centre for Biodiversity Genomics, University of Guelph)

The adult moths of this species are grey with a lot of dark spots, especially along the margins. The wingspan is about 5 cms.

The species has been found in

  • Sri Lanka,

    as well as in Australia in

  • Christmas Island, and
  • Northern Territory.


    Further reading :

    Francis Walker,
    Noctuidae,
    List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum,
    Part 13 (1858), p. 1100, No. 1.


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    (written 9 May 2019)