(one synonym : Micraeschus diacaustus Turner, 1902)
ACONTIINAE, EREBIDAE, NOCTUOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Ian McMillan, Imbil, Queensland)
The adult moth of this species has grey-brown forewings, each with a pattern including a dark sickle-shape along the margin. Each forewing has a bulge along the margin. The hindwings are pale yellow shading to grey at the margins. The abdomen is pale yellow. The wingspan is about 1.5 cms.
The species has been found in
Further reading :
A. Jefferis Turner,
New species of Lepidoptera from the Barnard collection. No. 3,
Memoirs of the Queensland Museum,
Volume 12 (1945), p. 159.
(written 27 September 2018)