Ectopatria umbrosa Hampson, 1903
NOCTUINAE ,   NOCTUIDAE ,   NOCTUOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley


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

The adult moth has greyish-brown forewings each with a complex pattern. The hindwings are brown. The wingspan is about 3 cms.


female, drawing by George F. Hampson, listed as Ectopatria umbrosa
,
Catalogue of Lepidoptera Phalænæ in the British Museum,
Noctuidæ, Volume IV (1903), Plate LXXVII, figure 28,
image courtesy of Biodiversity Heritage Library, digitized by Ernst Mayr Library, Harvard University.

The species occurs in

  • Queensland, and
  • New South Wales.


    Further reading :

    George F. Hampson,
    Noctuidae,
    Catalogue of the Lepidoptera Phalaenae in the British Museum,
    Volume 4 (1903), p. 654, No. 1124, and also Plate 77, figure 28.


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    (updated 9 August 2012)