Xenogenes miranda (Turner, 1933)
(previously known as Fodina miranda)
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 forewings that are dark brown, with pale lines along the margin and costa, and a broad pale line from mid-costa to mid-tornus. The hindwings are yellow with a broad dark brown margin. The wingspan is about 4.5 cms.

The species has been found in Queensland.


Further reading :

Buck Richardson,
Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art,
LeapFrogOz, Kuranda, 2015, p. 158.

A. Jefferis Turner,
New Australian Lepidoptera,
Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia,
Volume 57 (1933), pp. 165-166.


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(updated 27 June 2011)