Pheressaces cycnoptera (Lower, 1894)
(formerly known as Notodonta cycnoptera)
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 grey, with forewings that have patterns of zigzag pale and dark lines. The hindwings are off-white with grey wingtips. The wingspan is about 5 cms.

The species is found in

  • Queensland.


    Further reading :

    Oswald B. Lower,
    New Australian Heterocera,
    Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia,
    Volume 18 (1894), p. 78.


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    (written 19 December 2018)