Syntypistis opaca Turner, 1922
NOTODONTINAE ,   NOTODONTIDAE ,   NOCTUOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
( donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

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

The adult moths of this species have forewings which are greyish brown. The hindwings are mainly brown, with dark markings along the costa. The wingspan is about 5 cms.

The species is found in northern Queensland.


Further reading :

Buck Richardson,
Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art,
LeapFrogOz, Kuranda, 2015, p. 176.

A. Jefferis Turner,
Revision of Australian Lepidoptera : Saturniadae, Bombycidae, Eupterotidae, Notodontidae,
Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
Volume 47 (1922), pp. 379-380, No. 34.


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(updated 12 February 2010)