Ochrothripa leptochroma (Turner, 1902)
(previously known as Crioa leptochroma)
SARROTHRIPINAE ,   NOLIDAE ,   NOCTUOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

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

The adult moth has grey or brown patterned forewings, each with concentric outlines of a circle near the middle. The hindwings are yellow with broad brown margins. The wingspan is about 3 cms.

The species occurs in Australia in

  • Queensland.


    Further reading :

    Buck Richardson,
    Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art,
    LeapFrogOz, Kuranda, 2015, p. 170.

    A. Jefferis Turner,
    New genera and species of Lepidoptera belonging to the family Noctuidae,
    Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
    Volume 27 (1902), pp. 96-97.


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    (created 21 September 2012)