(one synonym is Erastria anthracinaM/I> Snellen, 1880)
ACONTIINAE, EREBIDAE, NOCTUOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Graeme Cocks, Townsville, Queensland)
The adult moth of this species has brown forewings, with variable pale spots and dark bands. The hindwings are plain white. The wingspan is about 1.5 cms.
The species has been found in
and also in Australia in
Further reading :
List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum,
Part 30 (1864), pp. 964-965, No. 1.
(written 19 July 2012, updated 7 November 2018, 7 September 2019, 26 August 2020)