Crypsiprora oxymetopa (Turner, 1941)
(formerly known as Crysiprora oxymetopa)
CALPINAE,   EREBIDAE,   NOCTUOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

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

The adult moth of this species has dark brown forewings, each crossed by two darker zigzag lines. The hindwings are grey, fading to off-white at the bases. The wingspan is about 3.5 cms.

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

The species has been found in Australia in

  • Queensland.


    Further reading :

    A. Jefferis Turner,
    New species of Lepidoptera from the Barnard collection,
    Memoirs of the Queensland Museum,
    Volume 12, Part 1 (1941), p. 50.


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    (written 25 May 2019)