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Triangular-striped Moth


Triangular-striped Moth - Chalciope alcyona

Family Noctuidae

This page contains pictures and information about Triangular-striped Moths that we found in the Brisbane area, Queensland, Australia.

Wingspan 40mm
This moth is dark brown in colour, with a white line on each forewing which cut the dark brown area into two triangles.  
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From reference information their caterpillars feed on grass POACEAE includes rice.  

1. Chalciope alcyona (H. Druce, 1888) - Australian Caterpillars, by Don Herbison-Evans & Stella Crossley, 2008. 
2. Images of Chalciope alcyona - All-Leps - Barcode of Life. 
3. Northern Territory Insects, A Comprehensive Guide CD - Graham Brown, 2009 (Agamana sp.). 

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Last updated: December 02, 2011.