Targalla plumbea (Walker, 1865)
(previously known as Penicillaria plumbea)
EUTELIINAE ,   NOCTUIDAE ,   NOCTUOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley


(Photo: courtesy of Ian McMillan, Imbil, Queensland)

The adult moths of this species have variable patchy brown and grey patterned wings. The margins of the forewings each have a cusp, and the margins of the hindwings are scalloped.

This species occurs in

  • Queensland,
  • New South Wales, and
  • Victoria.


    Further reading :

    Francis Walker,
    Catalogue of Lepidoptera Heterocera,
    List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum,
    Part 33, Supplement part 3 (1865), p. 816.


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    (written 13 February 2015)