Aethalina asaphes Turner, 1902
HYPENINAE,   EREBIDAE,   NOCTUOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Aethalina asaphes
(Photo: courtesy of Donald Hobern, Mission Beach, Queensland)

The adult moth is brown with variable markings, sometimes with two red-edged white zig-zag lines across, or orange spots on each forewing. The wingspan is about 2 cms.

Aethalina asaphes
(Photo: courtesy of CSIRO/BIO Photography Group, Centre for Biodiversity Genomics, University of Guelph)

The species has been found in

  • Queensland.


    Further reading :

    A. Jefferis Turner,
    New Genera and Species of Lepidoptera belonging to the Family Noctuidae,
    Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
    Volume 27, No.1 (1902), p. 108.


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    (written 15 April 2013)