Acatapaustus mesoleuca (Lower, 1903)
(one synonym : Corula mesoleuca Lower, 1903)
NOLINAE ,   NOLIDAE ,   NOCTUOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Acatapaustus mesoleuca
Photo: courtesy of Buck Richardson, from
Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art

The adult moth of this species has forewings which are pale brown darkening toward the wingtips, with a pair of dark lines across each forewing. The wingspan is about 3 cms.

The species has been found in :

  • Queensland.


    Further reading

    Oswald B. Lower,
    Descriptions of New Australian Noctuina, etc.,
    Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia,
    Volume 27 (1903), pp. 39-40.

    Buck Richardson,
    Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art,
    LeapFrogOz, Kuranda, 2015, p. 171.


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    (updated 16 October 2012)