Buciara bipartita Walker, 1869
(one synonym is Actinotia acmophora Meyrick, 1897)
NOCTUINAE,   NOCTUIDAE,   NOCTUOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

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

The adult moths of this species have grey or brown patterned forewings, each bearing a wide complex dark area along the hind-margin. The hindwings are off-white, each with a broad brown margin. The moth has a wingspan of about 3 cms.

The species has been found in Australia in

  • New South Wales, and
  • Victoria.


    Further reading :

    Edward Meyrick,
    Descriptions of new Lepidoptera from Australia and New Zealand,
    Transactions of the Entomological Society of London,
    1897, p. 370.

    Francis Walker,
    Heterocerous Lepidoptera,
    Characters of undescribed Lepidoptera Heterocera,
    E.W. Janson, London, 1869, p. 36, No. 60.


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    (written 9 June 2019)