Hobartina amblyiodes (Turner, 1931)
Hobart Notodontid
(previously known as Scytrophanes amblyiodes)
NOTODONTINAE ,   NOTODONTIDAE ,   NOCTUOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Hobartina amblyiodes
male
(Photo: courtesy of Peter Marriott, Moths of Victoria: part 2)

The adult moth of this species has fawn or grey forewings with a faint pattern of darker sinuous lines. The hindwings are paler with no pattern, even paler toward the bases, and have recurved margins. The wingspan is about 5 cms.

The species is found in

  • New South Wales,
  • Victoria,
  • Tasmania, and
  • Western Australia.


    Further reading :

    Peter Marriott,
    Moths of Victoria: part 2,
    Tiger Moths and their Allies - Noctuoidea (A)
    ,
    Entomological Society of Victoria, 2009, pp. 12-13.

    A. Jefferis Turner,
    Revision of Australian Lepidoptera Supplementary,
    Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
    Volume 56 (1931), p. 330.


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    (updated 7 April 2013)