Gallaba dysthyma Turner, 1931
NOTODONTINAE,   NOTODONTIDAE,   NOCTUOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

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

The adult moth of this species has greyish brown forewings, each with a vague complex patern, including a dark spot near the middle. The hindwings are pale brown, darkening toward the margins. The wingspan is about 4 cms.

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

The species is found in

  • New South Wales.


    Further reading :

    A. Jefferis Turner,
    Revision of Australian Lepidoptera. Supplementary,
    Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
    Volume 56 (1931), p. 332.


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    (written 24 December 2018)