Sideridis palleuca Turner, 1929
HADENINAE,   NOCTUIDAE,   NOCTUOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley


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

The adult moths of this species are white, each forewing having a submarginal arc of brown dots. The wingspan is about 4 cms.

The species has been found in Australia in

  • Western Australia.

    The genus Sideridis is inappropriate for this species, but a suitable genus has yet to be described and published.


    Further reading :

    A. Jefferis Turner,
    New Australian Lepidoptera,
    Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia,
    Volume 53 (1929), p. 297.


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    (written 6 January 2019)