Ctenoplusia chillagoes (T.P. Lucas, 1900)
PLUSIINAE,   NOCTUIDAE,   NOCTUOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley


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

The adult moths of this species have forewings that are dark brown each with a pale brown pattern, and a bronze area along part of the costa. The hindwings are pale brown with dark veins. The wingspan is about 3 cms.

This species occurs across Asia, including:

  • India,

    as well as in Australia in

  • Queensland.


    Further reading

    Thomas P. Lucas,
    New species of Queensland Lepidoptera,
    Proceedings of the Royal Society of Queensland,
    Volume 15 (1900), pp. 150-151.


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    (written 9 March 2019)