Chodda ochreovenata (Bethune-Baker, 1906)
(also known as Oglasa ochreovenata)
CALPINAE,   EREBIDAE,   NOCTUOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley


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

The adult moths of this species have brown forewings, each with patterns including pale veins, two dark triangles on the costa, and two sinuous pale-edged dark transverse bands. The hindwings are plain brown. The wingspan is about 2.5 cms.

The species has been found in

  • New Guinea,

    as well as in Australia in

  • Queensland.


    Further reading :

    George Thomas Bethune-Baker,
    New Noctuidae from British New Guinea,
    Novitates Zoologicae,
    Volume 13 (1906), p. 264, No. 225.


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    (written 9 May 2019)