Maceda rotundimacula Warren, 1912
CHLOEPHORINAE,   NOLIDAE,   NOCTUOIDEA,  
  
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

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

The adult moths have brown forewings, each with variable orange patches at the wing-tips, and more often at the base. The hindwings are white, each with a broad brown margin. The wingspan is about 3 cms.

The species has been found in

  • New Guinea,

    as well as in Australia in

  • Queensland, and
  • New South Wales.


    Further reading :

    William Warren,
    New Noctuidae in the Tring Museum mainly from the Indo-Oriental Region,
    Novitates Zoologicae,
    Volume 19 (1912), p. 48, No. 109.


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    (written 16 April 2019)