Acantholipes juba (Swinhoe, 1902)
(previously known as Melioptis juba)
CATOCALINAE ,   NOCTUIDAE ,   NOCTUOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley


(Photo: courtesy of Buck Richardson, Kuranda, Queensland)

The adult moth of this species has wings that are a blotchy brown, including each forewing having a pale-edged submarginal line. The wingspan is about 2 cms.

The species has been found in

  • Western Australia,
  • Northern Territory, and
  • Queensland.


    Further reading :

    Buck Richardson,
    Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art,
    LeapFrogOz, Kuranda, 2015, p. 123.

    Charles Swinhoe,
    New species of eastern and Australian Heterocera.,
    Annals and Magazine of Natural History,
    Series 7, Volume 9 (1902), p. 174.


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    (updated 2 October 2011)