(previously known as Tarache elaeoa)
ACONTIINAE, EREBIDAE, NOCTUOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Graeme Cocks, Townsville, Queensland)
The adult moths of this species have blotchy brown forewings, each with several pale marks along the costa. The hindwings are brown, fading at the base. The moth has a wing span of about 2 cms.
The species is found in Australia in
Further reading :
George F. Hampson,
Catalogue of the Lepidoptera Phalænæ in the British Museum,
Catalogue of the Noctuidae in the Collection of the British Museum,
Volume 10 (1910), p. 751, No. 6128, and also Plate 172, fig. 10.
Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art,
LeapFrogOz, Kuranda, 2015, p. 112.
(updated 28 May 2013, 7 November 2018)