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Ectopatria aspera
Ectopatria aspera female.jpg
Female
Ectopatria aspera male.jpg
Male
Scientific classification
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Family:
Noctuidae
Genus:
Ectopatria
Species:
E. aspera
Binomial name
Ectopatria aspera
(Walker, 1857)
Synonyms
  • Hadena aspera Walker, 1857
  • Xylina provida Walker, 1858
  • Xylina canescens Walker, 1865
  • Xylina saxatilis Walker, 1869

Ectopatria aspera is a moth of the family Noctuidae. It is found in New South Wales, South Australia, Victoria, Western Australia and New Zealand. It is considered a migratory species.

The wingspan is 36–38 mm.

The forewings and thorax are whitish-grey. The hindwings are white with a broad fuscous area round the apex and termen in males and wholly fuscous in females. Males have a dense truncate tuft of hair on the middle tibia.

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