Epicyrtica hippolopha (Turner, 1936)
Green Double-spot
(formerly known as Thalatha hippolopha)
CALPINAE,   EREBIDAE,   NOCTUOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Epicyrtica hippolopha
(Photo: courtesy of the Photography Group, Centre for Biodiversity Genomics, University of Guelph)

The adult moths of this species have bold black, white, and greenish-grey patterns on each forewing. The hindwings are grey, fading to off-white at the bases. The wing margins are slightly sinuous. The wingspan is about 3 cms.

Epicyrtica hippolopha
(Photo: courtesy of CSIRO/BIO Photography Group, Centre for Biodiversity Genomics, University of Guelph)

The species has been found in

  • Queensland, and
  • New South Wales.


    Further reading :

    Peter Marriott,
    Moths of Victoria - Part 8,
    Night Moths and Allies - NOCTUOIDEA(B)
    ,
    Entomological Society of Victoria, 2017, pp. 30-31.

    A. Jefferis Turner,
    New Australian Lepidoptera,
    Proceedings of the Royal Society of Queensland,
    Volume 47 (1936), p. 31.


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    (written 10 May 2019)