Tamba elachista Hampson, 1926
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 has grey patterned wings, with a white tick on the costa of each forewing. Each forewing costa is curved back so that the wingtip is hooked. The forewing margins are scalloped.

The species occurs in Australia in

  • Queensland.


    Further reading :

    George F. Hampson,
    Descriptions of New Genera and Species of Lepidoptera Phalaenae of the subfamily Noctuinae (Noctuidae) in the British Museum (Natural History),
    London : British Museum (Natural History) 1926, p. 546.


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    (updated 5 March 2011)