Elaphristis psoloessa (Turner, 1909)
(previously known as Zophochroa psoloessa)
HYPENINAE ,   NOCTUIDAE ,   NOCTUOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

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

The adult moth has dark brown forewings each with a jagged incomplete yellow submarginal band. The hindwings are plain brown. The wingspan is about 2 cms.

The species is found in

  • Northern Territory, and
  • Queensland.


    Further reading :

    A. Jefferis Turner,
    New Australian Lepidoptera belonging to the family Noctuidae,
    Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
    Volume 34 (1909), p. 353.


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    (written 9 August 2012)