Acantholipes trajecta (Walker, 1865)
(previously known as Euclidia trajecta)
CATOCALINAE ,   NOCTUIDAE ,   NOCTUOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley


Photo: courtesy of Buck Richardson, from
Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art

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.


(Photo: courtesy of Graeme Cocks, Townsville, Queensland)

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. 124.

    Francis Walker,
    Catalogue of Lepidoptera Heterocera,
    List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum,
    Part 33, Supplement 3 (1865), p. 986.


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    (updated 15 December 2012)