Arrade percnopis Turner, 1908
HYPENINAE,   EREBIDAE,   NOCTUOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

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

The adult moth of this species has patchy brown forewings, each with a small dark distorted circle in the cell, and several white zig-zag lines. The hindwings are pale brown. The head and thorax have a dark dorsal stripe. The forewings have slightly concave costas, and a doubly concave hind-margin. The wingspan is about 2 cms.

The species has been found in Australia in

  • Queensland.


    Further reading :

    A. Jefferis Turner,
    New Australian Lepidoptera of the families Noctuidae and Pyralidae,
    Transactions and Proceedings and Report of the Royal Society of South Australia,
    Volume 32 (1908), pp. 78-79.


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    (written 17 May 2020)