Esthlodora versicolor Turner, 1902
HYPENINAE ,   NOCTUIDAE ,   NOCTUOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Esthlodora versicolor
(Photo: courtesy of Ian McMillan, Imbil, Queensland)

The adult moth has wings that usually have a basal half that is pale brown, and a marginal half that is darker brown. Each forewing has two dark dots near the middle, and an angled margin. The hindwings each have a circular indentation at the tornus. The wingspan is about 1.5 cms.

Esthlodora versicolor
underside
(Photo: courtesy of Graeme Cocks, Townsville, Queensland)

The species is found in

  • Queensland,and
  • New South Wales.


    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. 130-131.


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    (written 11 August, 2012)