The Recently Extinct Plants and Animals Database

enfrdeitjaptrues

Hecatesia sp. nov. "amata"

Mimetic whistling moth

 

TSE forum thread
https://extinctanimals.proboards.com/thread/24551/hecatesia-amata-mimetic-whistling-moth
Notes
References
Braby, M. F. et al. (2019). [url=https://press-files.anu.edu.au/downloads/press/n4389/pdf/book.pdf]Atlas of Butterflies and Diurnal Moths in the Monsoon Tropics of Northern Australia[/url]. ANU Press.430 pp. [[url=https://press-files.anu.edu.au/downloads/press/n4389/pdf/ch10.pdf]chapter 10 only[/url]] [pp. 376-377]

https://www.smh.com.au/national/butterfly-detective-solves-120-year-old-north-australian-mystery-20190302-p511b1.html