Wednesday, 1 July 2015

Family Noctuidae, Genus Grammodes

Here are three moths that look similar. They are from the same genus and are all fairly common here. They come readily to UV light.
There are 10 Australian species of Grammodes (I.F.B. Common, Moths of Australia, 1990).









  Family:- NOCTUIDAE
Sub Family:- CATOCALINAE
Genus:- Grammodes
Species:- justa













Family:- NOCTUIDAE
Sub Family:- CATOCALINAE
Genus:- Grammodes
Species:- ocellata













Family:- NOCTUIDAE
Sub Family:- CATOCALINAE
Genus:- Grammodes
Species:- pulcherrima




Trigonodes hyppasia

Another common moth here, Trigonodes hyppasia is often seen during the day hiding in long grass.
There are 2 Australian species that look very similar.
I have only seen the one below, Trigonodes hyppasia here.






Family:- NOCTUIDAE
Sub Family:- CATOCALINAE
Genus:- Trigonodes
Species:- hyppasia

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