Nagia compsotrephes (Turner, 1932)
CALPINAE,   EREBIDAE,   NOCTUOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

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

The adult moths have forewings with a complex pattern in dark brown and grey. The hindwings are white with broad dark brown margins containing some white spots. The wingspan is about 4.5 cms.

The species is found in Australia in:

  • Western Australia,
  • Northern Territory,
  • Queensland.


    Further reading :

    A. Jefferis Turner,
    New Australian Lepidoptera,
    Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia,
    Volume 56 (1932), p. 181.


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    (written 18 April 2020)