Naarda xanthonephra Turner, 1908
(one synonym : Naarda coelopis Turner, 1936)
HYPENINAE ,   NOCTUIDAE ,   NOCTUOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Naarda xanthonephra
(Photo: courtesy of Graeme Cocks, Townsville, Queensland)

The adult moth is brown with two yellow spots on each forewing. The hindwings are just brown. The wingspan is about 2 cms.

The species has been found in

  • Northern Territory, and
  • 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 of the families Noctuidae and Pyralidae,
    Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia,
    Volume 32 (1908), p. 65.


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    (written 1 August 2012)