Niguza spiramioides Walker, 1858
CATOCALINAE ,   NOCTUIDAE ,   NOCTUOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Niguza spiramioides
(Photo: courtesy of Mark Heath, Pilbara, Western Australia)

The adult moths of this species are pale brown, with dark zizgzag and plain curved lines across the wings. The forewings each have a dark eyespot containing several white dots. The wingspan is about 4 cms.

The moths are found in :

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


    Further reading :

    Francis Walker,
    Noctuidae,
    List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum,
    Part 15 (1858), p. 1855, No. 1.


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    (updated 11 July 2009)