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Proteuxoa microspila

Little Noctuid

The forewings of the adult moth each have a pattern of dark brown, including various dark markings and an irregular off-white mark, like a little rectangle with two feet, near the middle. The hindwings each are also brown, fading toward the bases, with dark veins, and with a vague dark spot near the middle. The wingspan is about 2.5 cms. The species occurs in New South Wales,  Victoria,  Tasmania,  South Australia, and  Western Australia.

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Proteuxoa microspila (Little Noctuid) at Lyneham, ACT - 28 Mar 2022 by megsclass Proteuxoa microspila (Little Noctuid) at O'Connor, ACT - 22 Mar 2022 by ibaird Proteuxoa microspila (Little Noctuid) at Melba, ACT - 21 Mar 2022 by kasiaaus Proteuxoa microspila (Little Noctuid) at Jerrabomberra, NSW - 18 Mar 2022 by Steve_Bok Proteuxoa microspila (Little Noctuid) at Numeralla, NSW - 12 Mar 2022 by Steve_Bok Proteuxoa microspila (Little Noctuid) at O'Connor, ACT - 5 Apr 2021 by ibaird Proteuxoa microspila (Little Noctuid) at O'Connor, ACT - 2 Apr 2021 by ibaird Proteuxoa microspila (Little Noctuid) at Melba, ACT - 4 Mar 2021 by kasiaaus
Proteuxoa microspila (Little Noctuid) at Lyneham, ACT - 28 Mar 2022 by megsclass
Proteuxoa microspila (Little Noctuid) at O'Connor, ACT - 22 Mar 2022 by ibaird
Proteuxoa microspila (Little Noctuid) at Melba, ACT - 21 Mar 2022 by kasiaaus
Proteuxoa microspila (Little Noctuid) at Jerrabomberra, NSW - 18 Mar 2022 by Steve_Bok
Proteuxoa microspila (Little Noctuid) at Numeralla, NSW - 12 Mar 2022 by Steve_Bok
Proteuxoa microspila (Little Noctuid) at O'Connor, ACT - 5 Apr 2021 by ibaird
Proteuxoa microspila (Little Noctuid) at O'Connor, ACT - 2 Apr 2021 by ibaird
Proteuxoa microspila (Little Noctuid) at Melba, ACT - 4 Mar 2021 by kasiaaus

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Species information

  • Proteuxoa microspila Scientific name
  • Little Noctuid Common name
  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive
  • 0m to 758.93m Recorded at altitude
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