(previously known as Capnodes minuta)
ACONTIINAE, NOCTUIDAE, NOCTUOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Buck Richardson, Kuranda, Queensland)
The adult moth of this species has brown wings. The forewings each have two white marks on the costa, a dark spot near the middle, and have a wingtip that is shaped like a hook. The wingspan is about 2 cms.
The species is found in
and also in Australia in
Further reading :
George Thomas Bethune-Baker,
New Noctuidae from British New Guinea,
Volume 13 (1906), p. 284, No. 293.
George Francis Hampson,
Catalogue of Noctuidae in the British Museum,
Catalogue of Lepidoptera Phalaenae in the British Museum,
Volume 10 (1910), p. 304, No. 5461, and also Plate 157, fig. 32.
Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art,
LeapFrogOz, Kuranda, 2015, p. 113.
(updated 3 February 2010)