Diplothecta loxomita (Turner, 1908)
(previously known as Corgatha loxomita)
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 brown wings, each with a pale area at the base, and a broad pale margin containing dark dots. There is a pair of dark dots near the middle of each forewing. The forewings each have a hooked wingtip and a cusp along the margin. The wingspan is about 3 cms.

The species occurs in

  • Queensland.


    Further reading :

    A. Jefferis Turner,
    New Australian Lepidoptera of the families Noctuidae and Pyralidae,
    Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia,
    Volume 32 (1908), p. 66.


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    (updated 5 October 2011)