Catada apoblepta Turner, 1908
HYPENINAE ,   NOCTUIDAE ,   NOCTUOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Catada apoblepta
(Photo: courtesy of Buck Richardson, Kuranda, Queensland)

The adult moth has forewings that are basically brown, with a rusty colour over the basal halves, and white patches near each wingtips. The hindwings are yellow with broad black borders. The wingspan is about 4 cms.

The species has been found in

  • Queensland.


    Further reading :

    Buck Richardson,
    Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art,
    LeapFrogOz, Kuranda, 2015, p. 163.

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


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    (updated 22 February 2010)