Australian Biological Resources Study

Australian Faunal Directory


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Species Proteuxoa tortisigna (Walker, 1857)

  • Ochropleura tortisigna Walker, F. 1857. Noctuidae. In, List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum. Vol. 10. 253-491 pp. [year of publication not confirmed; dated 1856] [409].
    Type data:
     Holotype BMNH , Tasmania.
  • Agrotis costalis Walker, F. 1869. Characters of undescribed Lepidoptera Heterocera. London : E.W. Janson 112 pp. [70] [junior primary homonym of Agrotis costalis Walker, [1857]].
    Type data:
     Holotype NMV (holotype destroyed, only one forewing left), Australia.
  • Agrotis antipoda Felder, R. & Rogenhofer, A.F. 1874. [1874-1875]. Lepidoptera. Heterocera. Noctuida. Reise der Österreichischen Fregatte Novara um die Erde in den Jahren 1857, 1858, 1859. (Zoologischer Theil). Wien. Band 2 (Abtheilung 2). [pl. 110, fig. 21].
    Type data:
     Holotype BMNH , Australia.


Taxonomic Decision for Synonymy

  • Poole, R.W. 1989. Noctuidae. Parts 1–3, Lepidopterorum Catalogus 118 (New Series). Parts 1–3, Lepidopterorum Catalogus 118 (New Series). E.J. Brill & Flora & Fauna Publications : Leiden & Gainsville. xii +1314 pp. [880]




Australian Capital Territory, New South Wales, Queensland, Tasmania, Victoria

Extra Distribution Information


IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)


ACT, NSW, Qld, Tas, Vic: Australian Alps (AA), Brigalow Belt North (BBN), Brigalow Belt South (BBS), Ben Lomond (BEL), Broken Hill Complex (BHC), Channel Country (CHC), Central Mackay Coast (CMC), Cobar Peneplain (CP), Cape York Peninsula (CYP), Desert Uplands (DEU), Darling Riverine Plains (DRP), Einasleigh Uplands (EIU), Flinders (FLI), Gulf Plains (GUP), King (KIN), Murray Darling Depression (MDD), Mitchell Grass Downs (MGD), Mount Isa Inlier (MII), Mulga Lands (ML), Nandewar (NAN), Naracoorte Coastal Plain (NCP), New England Tablelands (NET), NSW North Coast (NNC), NSW South Western Slopes (NSS), Riverina (RIV), Sydney Basin (SB), South East Coastal Plain (SCP), South East Corner (SEC), South Eastern Highlands (SEH), South Eastern Queensland (SEQ), Simpson Strzelecki Dunefields (SSD), Tasmanian Central Highlands (TCH), Tasmanian Northern Midlands (TNM), Tasmanian Northern Slopes (TNS), Tasmanian South East (TSE), Tasmanian Southern Ranges (TSR), Tasmanian West (TWE), Victorian Midlands (VM), Victorian Volcanic Plain (VVP), Wet Tropics (WT)

History of changes

Note that this list may be incomplete for dates prior to September 2013.
Published As part of group Action Date Action Type Compiler(s)
08-Mar-2012 MODIFIED