Rivula everta Swinhoe, 1901
(one synonym : Paurosceles geminipuncta Turner, 1945)
RIVULINAE ,   NOCTUIDAE ,   NOCTUOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Rivula everta
(Photo: courtesy of Graeme Cocks, Townsville)

The adult moths of this species have brown forewings with variable markings, including one big grey spot near the middle of each forewing. The hindwings are brown, fading at the base. The moth has a wing span of about 1.5 cms.

The species is found in Australia in

  • Northern Territory, and
  • Queensland.


    Further reading :

    Charles Swinhoe,
    New genera and species of eastern and Australian moths,
    The Annals and Magazine of Natural History,
    Series 7, Volume 7 (1901), p. 471.


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    (written 23 July 2012)