Stictoptera pammecesa Turner, 1920
STICTOPTERINAE,   NOCTUIDAE,   NOCTUOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley


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

The adult moth of this species has grey wings, and has an extraordinary tuft of scales at the base of each forewing. The moth has a wingspan of about 4 cms.

The species has been found in

  • Queensland.


    Further reading :

    Buck Richardson,
    Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art,
    LeapFrogOz, Kuranda, 2015, p. 166.

    A. Jefferis Turner,
    Studies in Australian Lepidoptera,
    Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia,
    Volume 44 (1920), pp. 174-175.


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    (updated 18 February 2010)