Loxioda hampsoni Bethune-Baker, 1906
(one synonym : Chusaris dinawa Bethune-Baker, 1908)
CATOCALINAE ,   NOCTUIDAE ,   NOCTUOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley


(Photo: courtesy of Graeme Cocks, Townsville, Queensland)

The adult moths of this species are pale brown, with a darker submarginal band on each wing. The forewings each have two black dots near the middle. The wingspan is about 3 cms.

The species is found in

  • New Guinea,

    and in Australia in

  • Queensland.


    Further reading :

    George Thomas Bethune-Baker,
    New Noctuidae from British New Guinea,
    Novitates Zoologicae,
    Volume 13 (1906), p. 265, No. 228.


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    (updated 21 September 2008)