Gallaba duplicata Walker, 1865
NOTODONTINAE,   NOTODONTIDAE,   NOCTUOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Gallaba duplicata
(Photo: courtesy of Ian McMillan, Imbil, Queensland)

The adult moth of this species has fawn forewings each with a variable pattern of incomplete dark lines and vague dark patches. The hindwings are pale grey. The head has a double crest of hairy scales. The wingspan is about 3 cms.

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

The species is found in

  • Queensland, and
  • New South Wales.


    Francis Walker,
    Catalogue of Lepidoptera Heterocera,
    List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum,
    Part 32, Supplement 2 (1865), p. 458.


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    (written 14 February 2018)