(previously known as Thalpochares leucidesma)
ACONTIINAE, NOCTUIDAE, NOCTUOIDEA
Photo: courtesy of Buck Richardson, from
Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art
The adult moth has forewings that are pale brown, each with a prominent irregular white band across the middle, and a white margin. The hindwings are plain brown. The wingspan is about 1.2 cms.
The species is found in the northern half of Australia, including:
Oswald B. Lower,
Descriptions of new Australian Lepidoptera,
Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
Volume 24 (1899), p. 88.
Moths of Victoria - Part 8,
Night Moths and Allies - NOCTUOIDEA(B),
Entomological Society of Victoria, 2017, pp. 26-27.
Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art,
LeapFrogOz, Kuranda, 2015, p. 114.
(updated 26 September 2011)