ACONTIINAE, EREBIDAE, NOCTUOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Graeme Cocks, Townsville, Queensland)
The adult moth of this species has forewings with brown blobs on a white background. In its natural posture, there is a tuft of raised scales behind the thorax. The wingspan is about 2 cms.
The species is found in Australia in
This species needs to be assigned to a new genus.
Further reading :
A. Jefferis Turner,
Revision of Australian Lepidoptera. Oecophoridae. I,
Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
Volume 27 (1902), p. 116.
(written 1 November 2014, updated 7 November 2018)