Elusa oenolopha Turner, 1902
HADENINAE,   NOCTUIDAE,   NOCTUOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@yahoo.com)
and
Stella Crossley


(Photo: courtesy of Buck Richardson, Kuranda, Queensland)

The forewings of this species have brown forewings, each with a small lopsided white or grey dumbell near the centre. The hindwings are a uniform pale brown. The wingspan is about 3 cms.


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

The species is found in Australia in:

  • Queensland and
  • New South Wales.


    Further reading :

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

    A. Jefferis Turner,
    New genera and species of Lepidoptera belonging to the family Noctuidae,
    Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
    Volume 27 (1902), p. 84.


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    (updated 15 February 2010)