Ariola coelisigna Walker, 1858
CHLOEPHORINAE,   NOLIDAE,   NOCTUOIDEA,  
  
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

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

The adult moths of this species have wings that are green or brown, with a broad curved white stripe on each forewing. The wingspan is about 2 cms.

This species is found across south-east Asia, including:

  • Sarawak,
  • Sri Lanka,

    and in Australia in

  • Queensland.


    Further reading :

    Buck Richardson,
    Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art,
    LeapFrogOz, Kuranda, 2015, p. 167.

    Francis Walker,
    Noctuidae,
    List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum,
    Part 12 (1858), p. 769, No. 1.

    Paul Zborowski & Ted Edwards,
    A Guide to Australian Moths,
    CSIRO Press, 2007, p. 186.


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    (updated 1 April 2011)