Ulotrichopus dinawa (Bethune-Baker, 1906)
(previously known as Alura dinava)
CALPINAE,   NOCTUIDAE,   NOCTUOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley


(Photo: courtesy of David Rentz and Buck Richardson, Kuranda, Queensland)

The adult moths of this species have grey-brown patterned forewings, and yellow hindwings with a broad black margin.


male, drawing by George Francis Hampson, listed as Ulotrichopus dinawa
,
Catalogue of Lepidoptera Phalænæ in the British Museum,
Noctuidæ, Volume XII (1913), Plate CCII, figure 9,
image courtesy of Biodiversity Heritage Library, digitized by Ernst Mayr Library, Harvard University.

The species occurs in

  • New Guinea,

    and also in Australia in

  • Queensland.


    Further reading :

    George Thomas Bethune-Baker,
    New Noctuidae from British New Guinea,
    Novitates Zoologicae,
    Volume 13 (1906), p. 246, No. 172.

    Buck Richardson,
    Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art,
    LeapFrogOz, Kuranda, 2015, p. 156.


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    (updated 25 April 2012)