Lophozancla prolixa Turner, 1932
CALPINAE,   EREBIDAE,   NOCTUOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Lophozancla prolixa
(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 a pattern of dark markings, including several dark areas along the costa, and several dark transverse zigzag lines. The hindwings are brown with similar but vaguer markings. The wings have slightly scalloped margins. The wingspan is about 4 cms.

The species has been found in Australia in:

  • Western Australia, and
  • Northern Territory.


    Further reading :

    A. Jefferis Turner,
    New Australian Lepidoptera,
    Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia,
    Volume 56 (1932), pp. 180-181.


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    (written 12 May 2019)