(formerly known as Phibalapteryx hydrocampata)
ACONTIINAE, EREBIDAE, NOCTUOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Buck Richardson, Kuranda, Queensland)
The adult moth of this species has streaky brown wings. The forewings each have a black dot near the middle. The forewing wingtips are recurved, and there is a cusp at each hindwing tornus. The wingspan is about 2 cms.
The species has been found in
and also in Australia in
Further reading :
Uranides et Phalénites, Tome II,
in Boisduval & Guenée: Histoire Naturelle des Insectes; Spécies Général des Lépidoptères,
Volume 10 (1857), p. 438, No. 1620.
George Francis Hampson,
Catalogue of Noctuidae in the British Museum,
Catalogue of Lepidoptera Phalaenae in the British Museum,
Volume 10 (1910), p. 278, No. 5418, and also Plate 157, fig. 1.
Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art,
LeapFrogOz, Kuranda, 2015, p. 116.
(updated 7 January 2012, 7 November 2018, 26 August 2019, 27 August 2020)