Aboetheta pteridonoma Turner, 1914
PYRAUSTINAE,   CRAMBIDAE,   PYRALOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans,
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

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

The moths of this species have pale yellow forewings each with a dark brown line along the costa, and a large dark brown Roman numeral XI on the wing (or IX on the other wing). The hindwings each are pale yellow with a prominent dark brown curved band across each wing. The wingspan is about 1.5 cms.

The species has been found in :

  • Queensland, and
  • New South Wales.


    Further reading :

    A. Jefferis Turner,
    The Lepidoptera of Ebor Scrub, N.S.W.,
    Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
    Volume 39 (1914), pp. 551-552.


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    (written 6 March 2019)