Brachyona xylodesma Hampson, 1926
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 grey-brown forewings, each crossed by two or three vague dark bands. The hindwings are off-white, shading to grey at the margins. The wingspan is about 2.5 cms.

The species has been found in

  • Western Australia, and
  • Northern Territory.


    Further reading :

    George Francis Hampson,
    Descriptions of new Genera and Species of Lepidoptera Phalaenae of the subfamily Noctuinae (Noctuidae) in the British Museum (Natural History)
    British Museum (Natural History), Department of Entomology, Lepidoptera,
    London (1926), p. 85.


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    (written 2 May 2019)