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Brown White Banded Noctuid - Donuca castalia

Family Noctuidae

This page contains pictures and information about Brown White Banded Noctuid Moths that we found in the Brisbane area, Queensland, Australia.

Wingspan 60mm
This moth is dark brown in colour. Although it does not have the white band, it is in Donuca genus and we still call it White Banded Moth. There are the eyespot marks on both forewings.
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Dec 2007, Karawatha Forest.
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As other moths in this Donuca genes, this like to rest near the base of large tree trunk during the day.
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A parasite ?                                                               Dec 2008, Daisy Hills near Buhot Creek.                  Jan 2009, Ford Road Conservation Area. 

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1. Donuca castalia (Fabricius, 1775) - Australian Caterpillars, by Don Herbison-Evans & Stella Crossley, 2008.
3. Moths of Australia - Ian F.B.Common, Melbourne University Press, 1990, p454. 

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