Porsica acarodes (Turner, 1903)
(formerly known as Gargetta acarodes)
NOTODONTINAE,   NOTODONTIDAE,   NOCTUOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley


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

The adult moths are fawn, with forewings that have patterns of zigzag lines with dark points. The wingspan is about 3 cms.

The species is found in

  • Northern Territory, and
  • Queensland.


    Further reading :

    A. Jefferis Turner,
    Revision of Australian Lepidoptera,
    Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
    Volume 28 (1903), p. 71, No. 27.


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    (written 19 December 2018)