(previously known as Thermesia crassiuscula)
ACONTIINAE, NOCTUIDAE, NOCTUOIDEA
Photo: courtesy of Buck Richardson, from
Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art
This adult moth has yellowish brown wings with a dark-edged pale band across each one. The forewings also have a curved mark at the wingtip. The hindwings are similar, but with two bands across each one. The wingspan is about 2 cms.
The species is found in Australia in:
Further reading :
Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art,
LeapFrogOz, Kuranda, 2015, p. 112.
List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum,
Part 29 (1864), p. 704, No. 31.
(written 5 January 2012, updated 5 September 2019)