Protonoceras eucosma (Turner, 1908)
(previously known as Archernis eucosma)
SPILOMELINAE,   CRAMBIDAE,   PYRALOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Protonoceras eucosma
(Photo: courtesy of Buck Richardson, Kuranda, Queensland)

The adult moth of this species is grey or brown with two black marks and a wiggly line on each forewing, and one black mark and a wiggly line on each hindwing. The wingspan is about 3 cms.

This species is found in Australia in

  • Queensland.


    Further reading :

    Buck Richardson,
    Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art,
    LeapFrogOz, Kuranda, 2015, p. 47.

    A. Jefferis Turner,
    New Australian Lepidoptera of the families Noctuidae and Pyralidae,
    Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia,
    Volume 32 (1908), p. 95.


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    (updated 19 March 2012)