Squamipalpis pantoea (Turner, 1908)
(previously known as Bleptina pantoea)
HERMINIIDAE ,   NOCTUOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Squamipalpis pantoea
Photo: courtesy of Buck Richardson, from
Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art

This adult moth has brown forewings each with a large dark area at the base, and a dark line at the wingtip. The forewing wingtips are slightly hooked. The wingspan is about 3 cms.

This species occurs in:

  • Queensland.


    Further reading :

    Ian F.B. Common,
    Moths of Australia, Melbourne University Press, 1990, p. 442.

    Buck Richardson,
    Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art,
    LeapFrogOz, Kuranda, 2015, p. 162.

    A. Jefferis Turner,
    New Australian Lepidoptera of the families Noctuidae and Pyralidae,
    Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia,
    Volume 32 (1908), pp. 76-77.


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    (updated 27 March 2010)