HERMINIINAE of Australia
Litter Moths
EREBIDAE,   NOCTUOIDEA
  
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@yahoo.com)
and
Stella Crossley

HERMINIINAE

moths
  
HERMINIINAE

undersides
  
HERMINIINAE

forewings

Sometimes, this group of species is treated as a subfamily HERMINIINAE of either NOCTUIDAE or of EREBIDAE, but here, following Nielsen et al., we list it as a family.

The 26 named Australian species in HERMINIIDAE are:

Adrapsa ablualis

  • Auchmophanes megalosara
  • Auchmophanes ochrospila
    Auchmophanes platysara

    Bocana manifestalis

    Corethrobela melanophaes

    Hydrillodes dimissalis
    Hydrillodes funestalis
    Hydrillodes lentalis
    Hydrillodes metisalis

  • Lithilaria anomozancla
  • Lithilaria melanostrotum
    Lithilaria ossicolor : Bone Moth
    Lithilaria proestans : Sculpted Bone Moth

    Mormoscopa phricozona
    Mormoscopa sordescens : Night Moth

    Nodaria aneliopis
    Nodaria cornicalis : Magus Fruit-borer

    Polypogon fractalis

    Progonia umbrifera

    Simplicia armatalis : Crescent Moth
    Simplicia caeneusalis
    Simplicia erebina

  • Simplicia rufa

    Squamipalpis pantoea

    Stenhypena albopunctata

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    (updated 20 October 2014, 29 January 2017, 26 December 2019, 9 April 2021, 25 January 2022)