(previously known as Tarache clerana)
ACONTIINAE, EREBIDAE, NOCTUOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Buck Richardson, Kuranda, Queensland)
The adult moth of this species has off-white forewings, with dark brown markings in the marginal halves. The hindwings are brown, fading somewhat toward the bases. The moth has a wingspan of about 2 cms.
The species has been found in Australia in
Oswald B. Lower,
New Species of Australian Lepidoptera,
Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
Volume 26 (1902), p. 658.
Moths of Victoria - Part 8,
Night Moths and Allies - NOCTUOIDEA(B),
Entomological Society of Victoria, 2017, pp. 24-25, 28-29.
(updated 23 April 2012, 7 November 2018, 20 November 2020)