Elusa semipecten Swinhoe, 1901
HADENINAE,   NOCTUIDAE,   NOCTUOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley


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

The forewings of this species are brown with a small dumbell mark near the centre of each forewing. The hindwings are a uniform pale brown. The wingspan is about 1.5 cms.


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

The species is found in Australia in:

  • Queensland,
  • New South Wales, and
  • Australian Capital Territory.


    Further reading :

    Charles Swinhoe,
    On new Species of Eastern and Australian moths,
    The Annals and Magazine of Natural History,
    Series 7, Volume 7 (1901), p. 494-495.


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    (updated 2 September 2012)