Paradestolmia nigrolinea (T.P. Lucas, 1895)
(one synonym: Pheressaces spirucha, Turner, 1903)
PYGAERINAE ,   NOTODONTIDAE ,   NOCTUOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley


Photo: courtesy of Buck Richardson, from
Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art

The moths of this species have grey forewings with three wavy black lines across each one. The hindwings are pale grey fading to white at the margins. The wingspan is about 4 cms.


(Photo: courtesy of Graeme Cocks, Townsville, Queensland)

This species occurs in :

  • Queensland.


    Further reading :

    Ian F.B. Common,
    Moths of Australia, Melbourne University Press, 1990, fig. 42.10, p. 420.

    Thomas P. Lucas,
    Australian Lepidoptera : thirty new species,
    Transactions of the Natural History Society of Queensland,
    Volume 1 (1895), p. 107.

    Buck Richardson,
    Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art,
    LeapFrogOz, Kuranda, 2015, p. 175.


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    (updated 5 September 2008, 3 June 2017)