(formerly known as Polydesma auriculata)
ACONTIINAE, NOCTUIDAE, NOCTUOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Buck Richardson, Kuranda, Queensland)
This adult moth has forewings that have complex light and dark brown patterns. The hindwings are plain brown with a faint pale submarginal line. The wingspan is about 3 cms.
The species has been found in Australia in
Further reading :
A. Jefferis Turner,
New Australian Lepidoptera, with synonymic and other notes: Noctuidae,
Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia,
Volume 27 (1903), pp. 9-10.
(written 19 June 2023)