Hypospila dochmotoma (Turner, 1939)
(previously known as Ophyx dochmotoma)
CALPINAE ,   NOCTUIDAE ,   NOCTUOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

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

The adult moth of this species has wings that are pale brown, each with a dark submarginal line. The forewings each have a complex spot near the costa. The wingspan is about 4 cms.

The species occurs in

  • Queensland.


    Further reading :

    Buck Richardson,
    Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art,
    LeapFrogOz, Kuranda, 2015, p. 143.

    A. Jefferis Turner,
    New Australian Lepidoptera,
    Proceedings of the Royal Society of Queensland,
    Volume 50 (1939), p. 148.


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    (updated 1 March 2011)