Agamana cavatalis Walker, 1866
CALPINAE ,   NOCTUIDAE ,   NOCTUOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

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

The adult moths of this species are pale brown, with dark sinuous patches on the inner margins of the forewings. The hindwings are plain pale brown. The wingspan is about 3 cms.

Agamana cavatalis
(Photo: courtesy of Graeme Cocks, Townsville, Queensland)

The moths are found in

  • Queensland.

    Agamana cavatalis
    underside
    (Photo: courtesy of Graeme Cocks, Townsville, Queensland)


    Further reading :

    Buck Richardson,
    Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art,
    LeapFrogOz, Kuranda, 2015, p. 124.

    Francis Walker,
    Catalogue of Lepidoptera Heterocera,
    List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum,
    Part 34, Supplement part 4 (1866), p. 1152.


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    (updated 2 August 2012)