(one synonym : Thalpochares wallengreni Snellen, 1880)
ACONTIINAE, NOCTUIDAE, NOCTUOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Buck Richardson, Kuranda, Queensland)
This species is a pest on:
The adult moth has pale brown wings each with a dark transverse line. The forewings also have a pale mark at each wingtip. The hindwings also have a black dot at the tornus. The moth has a wing span of about 2 cms.
The species is found over south-east Asia, including
and also in Australia in:
Further reading :
Lepidoptera legacy of the summer that was 2010/11,
Issue 61 (June 2011), pp. 18-20,
Butterflies and Other Invertebrates Club.
Catalogue of Lepidoptera Heterocera,
List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum,
Part 33, Supplement 3 (1865), p. 830.
(updated 14 February 2010)