Pantydia diemeni Guenée, 1852
CATOCALINAE ,   NOCTUIDAE ,   NOCTUOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley


(Photo: courtesy of Ken Harris, Morwell National Park, Victoria)

The adult moths of this species are pale brown, with a thin pale submarginal line accompanied by variable dark areas on each forewing. The hindwings are plain pale brown. The wingspan is about 3 cms.

The moths are found all over Australia, including:

  • Queensland,
  • New South Wales,
  • Australian Capital Territory,
  • Victoria,
  • Tasmania, and
  • Western Australia.


    Further reading :

    Ian F.B. Common,
    Moths of Australia, Melbourne University Press, 1990, fig. 44.20, p. 450.

    Achille Guenée,
    Noctuélites,
    in Boisduval & Guenée:
    Histoire naturelle des insectes; spécies général des lépidoptères,
    Volume 9, Part 6 (1852), pp. 437-438, No. 1309.


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    (updated 14 May 2013)