ACONTIINAE, EREBIDAE, NOCTUOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Ken Harris, Moths of Victoria - Part 8)
The adult moth of this species has off-white forewings each with dark brown markings at the base and along the margin. The hindwings are yellowish-brown, darkening toward the margins. The head and thorax are dark brown. The wingspan is about 1.5 cms.
The species is found in Australia in
This species needs to be assigned to a new genus.
Further reading :
Moths of Victoria - Part 8,
Night Moths and Allies - NOCTUOIDEA(B),
Entomological Society of Victoria, 2017, pp. 26-27.
A. Jefferis Turner,
New genera and species of Lepidoptera belonging to the family Noctuidae,
Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
Volume 27 (1902), p. 117.
(written 26 June 2019)