Noctuidae (Noctuid Moths)

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· Subfamily Actoniinae · Mataeomera · Subfamily Acronictinae · Aedia Bathytricha Cosmodes Neumichtis Prometopus Proteuxoa Thalatha Thoracolopha · Subfamily Agaristinae · Agaristodes Apina Eutrichopidia Hecatesia Periscepta Phalaenoides · Subfamily Heliothinae · Australothis Helicoverpa · Subfamily Noctuinae · Agrotis Chabuata Dasygaster Diarsia Ectopatria Leucania ‘Mamestra’ Mythimna Persectania Spodoptera · Subfamily Plusiinae · Chrysodeixis Thysanoplusia

Pictorial guide:
Subfamily Actoniinae
Genus Mataeomera
Late Scale-moth, Mataeomera mesotaenia (Actoniinae)

Subfamily Acronictinae
Genus Aedia
Aedia arctipennis (Acronictinae) Eastern Alchymist or Sweet Potato Leaf Worm, Aedia leucomelas (Acronictinae)

Genus Bathytricha
Orange Maned Moth, Bathytricha leonina (Acronictinae) Maned Moth, Bathytricha truncata (Acronictinae)

Genus Cosmodes
Green-blotched Moth, Cosmodes elegans (Acronictinae) Green-blotched Moth, Cosmodes elegans (Acronictinae)

Genus Neumichtis
Alpine Neumichtis, Neumichtis archephanes (Acronictinae) Neumichtis iorrhoa (Acronictinae) Line-marked Moth, Neumichtis signata (Acronictinae) Green Cutworm, Neumichtis cf. spumigera (Acronictinae) Green Cutworm, Neumichtis spumigera (reared moth) (Acronictinae) Green Cutworm, Neumichtis spumigera (larva) (Acronictinae) Green Cutworm, Neumichtis spumigera (reared larva) (Acronictinae)

Genus Prometopus
Green-tinged Moth, Prometopus inassueta (Acronictinae)

Genus Proteuxoa
Sombre Noctuid, Proteuxoa atra (Acronictinae) Long-marked Noctuid, Proteuxoa bistrigula (Acronictinae) Half-moon Noctuid, Proteuxoa capularis (Acronictinae) Purplish Noctuid, Proteuxoa hydraecioides (Acronictinae) Red-bordered Noctuid, Proteuxoa marginalis (Acronictinae) Little Noctuid, Proteuxoa microspila (Acronictinae) Red Noctuid, Proteuxoa porphyrescens (Acronictinae) Blood-spotted Noctuid, Proteuxoa sanguinipuncta (Acronictinae) Sandy Noctuid, Proteuxoa senta (Acronictinae) Pale-banded Noctuid, Proteuxoa tortisigna (Acronictinae) cf. Blood-spotted Noctuid, Proteuxoa sanguinipuncta (larva) (Acronictinae) Proteuxua cf. gypsina (larva) (Acronictinae) Purplish Noctuid, Proteuxoa hydraecioides (pupa in cocoon) (Acronictinae)

Genus Thoracolopha
Variable Noctuid, Thoracolopha melanographa (Acronictinae) Variable Noctuid, Thoracolopha melanographa (Acronictinae) Thoracolopha verecunda (Acronictinae)

Subfamily Agaristinae
Genus Apina
Pasture Day Moth, Apina callisto (Agaristinae) Pasture Day Moth, Apina callisto (Agaristinae) Pasture Day Moth, Apina callisto (larva) (Agaristinae)

Genus Eutrichopidia
Yellow-banded Day-moth, Eutrichopidia latinus (Agaristinae) Yellow-banded Day-moth, Eutrichopidia latinus (Agaristinae)

Genus Hecatesia
Whistling Moth, Hecatesia fenestrata (Agaristinae) Whistling Moth, Hecatesia fenestrata (Agaristinae) Whistling Moth, Hecatesia fenestrata (Agaristinae)

Genus Phalaenoides
Grapevine Moth, Phalaenoides glycinae (Agaristinae) Grapevine Moth, Phalaenoides glycinae (Agaristinae) Grapevine Moth, Phalaenoides glycinae (Agaristinae)

Subfamily Heliothinae
Genus Australothis
Indian Weed Moth, Australothis rubrescens (Heliothinae)

Genus Helicoverpa
Cotton Bollworm, Helicoverpa armigera (Heliothinae) Native Budworm, Helicoverpa punctigera (Heliothinae) Native Budworm, Helicoverpa punctigera (larva) (Heliothinae)

Subfamily Noctuinae
Tribe Hadenini
Genus Chabuata
Pale Armyworm, Chabuata dentosa (Noctuinae: Hadenini)

Genus Dasygaster
Grey Montane Armyworm, Dasygaster epipolia (Noctuinae: Hadenini) Tasmanian Cutworm, Dasygaster padockina (Noctuinae: Hadenini) 'Dasygaster' nephelistis (Noctuinae: Hadenini) Armyworm, Dasygaster ligniplena (Noctuinae: Hadenini) Armyworm, Dasygaster ligniplena (Noctuinae: Hadenini)

Genus Leucania
Red Armyworm, Leucania ebriosa (Noctuinae: Hadenini) Robust Armyworm, Leucania obusta (Noctuinae: Hadenini) Two-streaked Armyworm, Leucania exarans (Noctuinae: Hadenini) cf. Two-streaked Armyworm, Leucania exarans (Noctuinae: Hadenini) cf. Two-streaked Armyworm, Leucania exarans (emerged from pupa) (Noctuinae: Hadenini) White-spot Armyworm, Leucania uda (Noctuinae: Hadenini)

Genus ‘Mamestra’
Well-marked Armyworm, 'Mamestra' dictyota (Noctuinae: Hadenini)

Genus Mythimna
Australian Armyworm, Mythimna convecta (Noctuinae: Hadenini) Mythimna reversa (Noctuinae: Hadenini)

Genus Persectania
Inland Armyworm, Persectania dyscrita (Noctuinae: Hadenini) Southern Armyworm, Persectania ewingii (Noctuinae: Hadenini) Southern Armyworm, Persectania ewingii (larva) (Noctuinae: Hadenini)

Unplaced to Tribe
Genus Agrotis
Bogong Moth, Agrotis infusa (Noctuinae) Brown Cutworm, Agrotis munda (Noctuinae) Variable Cutworm, Agrotis porphyricollis (Noctuinae) Variable Cutworm, Agrotis porphyricollis (Noctuinae) Variable Cutworm, Agrotis porphyricollis (Noctuinae)

Genus Diarsia
Chevron Cutworm, Diarsia intermixta (Noctuinae) Chevron Cutworm, Diarsia intermixta (Noctuinae) Chevron Cutworm, Diarsia intermixta (later instar larvae) (Noctuinae)

Genus Ectopatria
Ectopatria sp. (Noctuinae)

Subfamily Plusiinae
Genus Chrysodeixis
Tobacco Looper, Chrysodeixis argentifera (Plusiinae) Green Garden Looper, Chrysodeixis eriosoma (Plusiinae) Tobacco Looper, Chrysodeixis argentifera (Plusiinae) Australian Cabbage Looper, Chrysodeixis subsidens (Plusiinae) Australian Cabbage Looper, Chrysodeixis subsidens (larva) (Plusiinae)

References

Herbison-Evans, D. and Crossley, S. 2012. Lepidoptera Larvae of Australia. Online resource. Viewed 31 March 2013. http://lepidoptera.butterflyhouse.com.au/moths.html

Marriott, P., Edwards, T., Kallies, A., Hewish, M., & Williams, S. 2017. Moths of Victoria. Part 8. Night Moths & Allies. Noctuoidea (B). Entomological Society of Victoria.

Marriott, P., Hewish, M., Powers, C., Edwards, T., Kallies, A., & Williams, S. 2020. Moths of Victoria. Part 9. Cutworms & Allies. Noctuoidea (C). Entomological Society of Victoria.

Semmens, T. D., McQuillan, P. B., & Hayhurst G. 1992. Catalogue of the Insects of Tasmania. Department of Primary Industry Tasmania.