(one synonym : Oruza leptogramma Meyrick, 1902)
ACONTIINAE, EREBIDAE, NOCTUOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Graeme Cocks, Townsville, Queensland)
The adult moth of this species has buff wings, each with sinuous pale brown transverse bands, a variable number of black spots near the middle, and an arc of black dots along the margin. The moth has a wingspan of about 2 cms.
The species is found in:
as well as in Australia in
Further reading :
Thomas P. Lucas,
Australian Lepidoptera : thirty new species,
Transactions of the Natural History Society of Queensland,
Volume 1 (1895), pp. 110-111.
Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art,
LeapFrogOz, Kuranda, 2015, p. 118.
(updated 27 January 2010, 7 November 2018, 23 August 2020)