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

Hobartina eusciera
(Photo: courtesy of Andrew Mitchell)

The adult moth of this species are fawn or grey, with forewings that have a faint pattern of darker sinuous lines. The hindwings are paler with no pattern, even paler toward the bases, and have slightly recurved margins. The thorax has a pair of hairy dark crests. The wingspan is about 4.5 cms.

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

The species has been found in

  • Queensland,
  • New South Wales,
  • Australian Capital Territory, and
  • Victoria.


    Further reading :

    A. Jefferis Turner,
    Revision of Australian Lepidoptera Supplementary,
    Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
    Volume 56 (1931), pp. 331-332.


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    (written 20 December 2018)