Prionopterina tritosticha (Turner, 1902)
(previously known as Pronophora tritosticha)
HYPENINAE ,   NOCTUIDAE ,   NOCTUOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Prionopterina tritosticha
(Photo: courtesy of Graeme Cocks, Townsville, Queensland)

The adult moth is white with several brown lines along each forewing. The hindwings are just white. The wingspan is about 2 cms.

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 (1902), p. 107.


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    (written 1 August 2012)