Abriesa derna Swinhoe, 1900
CALPINAE,   EREBIDAE,   NOCTUOIDEA
  
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

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

The adult moth of this species is pale grey, with a white submarginal line on each forewing. The forewing margins have a well developed cusp at the midway point. The wingspan is about 4 cms.

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

The species has been found in

  • Queensland.


    Further reading :

    Buck Richardson,
    Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art,
    LeapFrogOz, Kuranda, 2015, p. 123.

    Charles Swinhoe,
    On new Species of Eastern and Australian moths,
    The Annals and Magazine of Natural History,
    Series 7, Volume 6 (1900), p. 312.


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    (updated 11 March 2010, 17 August 2019)