Prolophota pallida (Turner, 1936)
(previously known as Hypertrocta pallida) HYPENINAE,   NOCTUIDAE,   NOCTUOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

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

The adult moth has pale brown forewings each with a dark triangle on the costa and a blurred dark spot near the middle. Each forewing margin is doubly recurved, with a cusp near the middle. The hindwings are pale brown. The wingspan is about 2 cms.

The species is found in

  • Queensland.


    Further reading :

    Buck Richardson,
    Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art,
    LeapFrogOz, Kuranda, 2015, p. 165.

    A. Jefferis Turner,
    New Australian Lepidoptera,
    Proceedings of the Royal Society of Queensland,
    Volume 47 (1936), p. 45.


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    (updated 14 February 2010)