Anigraea ochrobasis (Hampson, 1912)
(previously known as Eutelia ochrobasis)
EUTELIINAE,   EUTELIIDAE,   NOCTUOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley


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

The forewings of the adult moths of this species are brown , and each has a smudgy dark spot in the middle. The hindwings are brown fading to white at the bases. There is a yellow dorsal patch on the abdomen next to the thorax. The wingspan is about 2 cms.


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

The species occurs in Australia in

  • Queensland.


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


    Further reading :

    George Francis Hampson,
    Catalogue of Noctuidae in the British Museum,
    Catalogue of Lepidoptera Phalaenae in the British Museum,
    Volume 11 (1912), p. 95, No. 6308, and also Plate 176, fig. 12.


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    (written 5 August 2012, updated 29 March 2019)