ACONTIINAE, EREBIDAE, NOCTUOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of CSIRO/BIO Photography Group, Centre for Biodiversity Genomics, University of Guelph)
The adult moth has pale brown forewings, each with off-white veins and some variable black dots, particularly by the tornus. The hindwings are off-white, shading to pale brown at the margins. The wingspan is about 2.5 cms.
This species has been found in
but also in Australia in
Further reading :
Noctuiform Phalaenae: Erastrianae,
in Adalbert Seitz (ed.): The Macrolepidoptera of the World,
Volume 11: The Macrolepidoptera of the Indo-Australian Fauna,
Stuttgart : Alfred Kernen Verlag (1913), p. 217, and also Plate 24, row b, item 2..
(written 8 May 2019, updated 26 August 2020)