Ecphysis robiginosa (Turner, 1943)
(formerly known as Probolaea roboginosa)
CATOCALINAE,   EREBIDAE,   NOCTUOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Ecphysis robiginosa
(Photo: courtesy of CSIRO/BIO Photography Group, Centre for Biodiversity Genomics, University of Guelph)

The adult moth has speckled brown forewings, each having several dark spots, and a dark zigzag line around the margin. The hindwings are pale brown, each having a vague dark central spot, and a dark zigzag line around the margin. The wingspan is about 2 cms.

Ecphysis robiginosa
underside
(Photo: courtesy of CSIRO/BIO Photography Group, Centre for Biodiversity Genomics, University of Guelph)

The species has been found in

  • Queensland.


    A. Jefferis Turner,
    New species of Lepidoptera from the Barnard collection. No. 2,
    Memoirs of the Queensland Museum,
    Volume 12, Part 2 (1943), p. 106.


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    (written 28 May 2019)