Auchmophanes platysara (Turner, 1929)
(previously known as Saroptila platysara)
HERMINIIDAE,   NOCTUOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans,
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley


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

The forewings of the adult moth are brown, and each has some white spots, and an orange spot near the middle. The moth has a wingspan of about 3 cms.

The species is found in

  • Queensland.


    Further reading :

    A. Jefferis Turner,
    New Australian Lepidoptera,
    Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia,
    Volume 53 (1929), p. 305.


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    (updated 5 August 2012)