Anomis figlina Butler, 1889
CALPINAE ,   NOCTUIDAE ,   NOCTUOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley


drawing by Arthur G. Butler
,
Illustrations of Typical Specimens of Lepidoptera Heterocera in the Collection of the British Museum,
Part 7 (1889), Gonopteridae, Plate CCCXXXI, fig 2,
image courtesy of Biodiversity Heritage Library, digitized by Gerstein Library, University of Toronto.

The adult moth of this species has rusty-brown forewings with a purplish sheen, each with a black-outline dark area near the middle of the wing, and several dark zigzag transverse lines. The hindwings are plain grey-brown. The thorax is a rusty-brown. The wingspan is about 4 cms.

The species has been found in south-east Asia, including

  • India,

    and including Australia in

  • Northern Territory, and
  • Queensland.


    Further reading :

    Arthur G. Butler,
    Gonopteridae,
    Illustrations of Typical Specimens of Lepidoptera Heterocera in the Collection of the British Museum,
    Part 7 (1889), pp. 71-72, and also Plate 131, fig. 2.


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    (written 13 March 2017)