Eurypsyche lewinii (Butler, 1886)
(one synonym : Borolia levini Hampson, 1905)
HADENINAE,   NOCTUIDAE,   NOCTUOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley


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

The forewings of this species are pale brown each with a faint dark stripe edged with white. The hindwings are a paler brown, fading to white at the bases. The wingspan is about 3 cms.


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

The species is found in Australia in:

  • Queensland, and
  • New South Wales.


    Further reading :

    Arthur G. Butler,
    Descriptions of 21 new genera and 103 new species of Lepidoptera Heterocera from the Australian region,
    Transactions of the Entomological Society of London,
    1886, Part 4, p. 390-391, No. 14.

    Buck Richardson,
    Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art,
    LeapFrogOz, Kuranda, 2015, p. 160.


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    (written 19 October 2014)