Discophlebia blosyrodes Turner, 1903
(previously known as Oenone xenopis)
OENOSANDRIDAE,   NOCTUOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

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

These moths have grey forewings, each with a number of variable brownish patches, dark submarginal lines, and small roundish outlines. The hindwings are grey with broad white margins. The moths have a wingspan of about 4 cms.

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

The species has been found in Australia in

  • Queensland.

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


    Further reading :

    A. Jefferis Turner,
    Revision of Australian Lepidoptera,
    Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
    Volume 28 (1903), p. 67, No. 22.


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    (written 5 November 2016, updated 17 August 2018)