Epicyrtica lathridia Turner, 1908
Secretive Double-spot
CALPINAE,   EREBIDAE,   NOCTUOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

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

The adult moths of this species have brown forewings, each with a pattern of zigzag lines. The hindwings are pale brown, with faint dark markings. The hindwing margins are slightly sinuous. The wingspan is about 2 cms.

The species has been found in

  • New South Wales,
  • Victoria, and
  • South Australia.


    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 of the families Noctuidae and Pyralidae,
    Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia,
    Volume 32 (1908), pp. 61-62.


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    (written 10 May 2019)