Beara falcata Holloway, 1982
CHLOEPHORINAE,   NOLIDAE,   NOCTUOIDEA,  
  
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

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

The moths of this species have forewings that are brown, each with a vague pattern including a dark area near the middle of the costa, and sometimes a small dark-edged white kidney-shaped mark near the middle of the wing. The hindwings are off-white shading to brown at the margin. The wingspan is about 2.5 cms.

The species is found in

  • Papua,

    as well as in Australia in

  • Queensland.


    Further reading :

    Jeremy Daniel Holloway,
    . Taxonomic Appendix,
    in: Henry Sackville Barlow,
    An Introduction to the Moths of South East Asia,
    The Malayan Nature Society 1982, p. 234.


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    (writen 27 December 2018)