(one synonym is Zagira bicolora Bethune-Baker, 1906)
ACONTIINAE, EREBIDAE, NOCTUOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Ian McMillan, Imbil, Queensland)
The adult moth of this species has brown wings. The forewings each have a broad pale area along the costa which extends across the thorax and the first segments of the abdomen. The wingspan is about 2 cms.
The species is found in
as well as in Australia in
Further reading :
George Thomas Bethune-Baker,
New Noctuidae from British New Guinea,
Volume 13 (1906), p. 213, No. 60.
Characters of undescribed Lepidoptera,
Transactions of the Royal Entomological Society of London,
3rd Series, Volume 1 (1862), p. 107.
(written 18 September 2018)