Gabala australiata Warren, 1916
(one synonym : Lampadephora panimera Turner, 1932)
CHLOEPHORINAE,   NOLIDAE,   NOCTUOIDEA,  
  
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

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

The adult moths of this species have forewings that are dark red with bunches of white spots near the bases and the wingtips. The hindwings are pale yellow.

This species is found across the south Pacific, including

  • Fiji,

    and in Australia in

  • Queensland.


    Further reading :

    Buck Richardson,
    Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art,
    LeapFrogOz, Kuranda, 2015, p. 169.

    William Warren,
    New oriental Noctuidae in the Tring Museum,
    Novitates Zoologicae,
    Volume 23 (1916), p. 212, No. 12.


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    (updated 1 September 2010)