(previously known as Erastria fasciolata)
ACONTIINAE, EREBIDAE, NOCTUOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Graeme Cocks, Townsville, Queensland)
This adult moth has a complex pattern of blue, black, white and brown on the forewings. The moth has a wing span of about 2 cms.
The species has been found in Australia in
Further reading :
Arthur G. Butler,
Descriptions of 21 new genera and 103 new species of Lepidoptera Heterocera from the Australian region,
Transactions of the Entomological Society of London,
1886, Part 4, p. 403, No. 35.
Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art,
LeapFrogOz, Kuranda, 2015, p. 114.
(updated 23 June 2011, 7 November 2018, 7 September 2019, 26 August 2020)