Heliocheilus abaccheutus Matthews, 1999
HELIOTHINAE,   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 moth is pale brown, with vague pale broad streaks on each forewing, and a vague broad brown submarginal band on each hindwing. The wingspan is about 2 cms.

This species has been taken in

  • Queensland.


    Further reading :

    Marcus Matthews,
    Heliothine Moths of Australia:
    A Guide to Pest Bollworms and Related Noctuid Groups,
    CSIRO Publishing, Melbourne 1999, pp. 44-46, 150-151.


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    (written 25 November 2018)