Ophyx eurrhoa (Lower, 1903)
(previously known as Avitta eurrhoa)
CALPINAE ,   NOCTUIDAE ,   NOCTUOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

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

The adult moth is mainly brown, with a fuzzy dark line across, and a dark spot near the tip of each forewing. The prothorax is black. The wingspan is about 5 cms.

The species occurs in :

  • Queensland.


    Further reading

    Oswald B. Lower,
    Descriptions of New Australian Noctuina, etc.,
    Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia,
    Volume 27 (1903), p. 47.

    Buck Richardson,
    Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art,
    LeapFrogOz, Kuranda, 2015, p. 147.


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    (created 24 September 2012)