Aganaidae

  Snouted Tigers.  A small family of aposematically coloured moths.      [9 Aust. species]

Links -> Jaap Zwier devoted to Aganaidae BOLD places the Aganaidae, as a subfamily, Aganainae, under Noctuidae.

All species pictured have their DNA in the Barcode of Life Database.


Agape chloropyga Asota caricae Asota heliconia Asota plagiata
       

 

 
Digama marmorea Neochera dominia    
       

 

     

References:

Insects of Australia (Chapter 41: Lepidoptera)

E.S. Nielson and I.F.B. Common

CSIRO, Division of Entomology

1137pp (2 volumes), Melbourne University Press, 2nd Edition 1999.

Page 910

 

Moths of Australia

Ian F.B. Common

Melbourne University Press, 1990

Page 439

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