Alapadna pauropis Turner, 1902
(one synonym : Hypenodes ptocas Turner, 1944)
CATOCALINAE ,   NOCTUIDAE ,   NOCTUOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Alapadna pauropis
(Photo: courtesy of Donald Hobern, Merimbula, New South Wales)

The adult moth of this species has a variable pattern of dark lines and splotches on the forewings, and plain pale brown hindwings. The wingspan is about 2 cms.

Alapadna pauropis
(Photo: courtesy of Joan Fearn, Moruya, New South Wales)

The species has been found in

  • Queensland,
  • New South Wales,
  • Victoria, and
  • Tasmania.


    Further reading:

    A. Jefferis Turner,
    New Genera and Species of Lepidoptera belonging to the Family Noctuidae,
    Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
    Volume 27 No.1 (1902), p. 106.


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    (updated 12 April 2013)