Anomis definata T.P. Lucas, 1894
(one synonym is Cosmophila angulata Bethune-Baker, 1906)
CALPINAE,   NOCTUIDAE,   NOCTUOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley


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

The adult moth of this species is pale brown, with a number of darker submarginal lines on the forewings. The forewing margins have a well developed cusp at the midway point. The hindwings are plain pale brown. The wingspan is about 3 cms.

The species has been found in Australia in

  • Queensland, and
  • Western Australia.


    Further reading :

    Thomas P. Lucas,
    Descriptions of new Australian Lepidoptera, with additional localities for known species,
    Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
    Series 2, Volume 8 (1894), p. 146.

    Buck Richardson,
    Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art,
    LeapFrogOz, Kuranda, 2015, p. 125.


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    (updated 11 March 2010)