(previously known as Microeschus parva)
ACONTIINAE, EREBIDAE, NOCTUOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Buck Richardson, Kuranda, Queensland)
The adult moth of this species has brown wings with narrow dark brown margins. The forewings each have irregular dark marks along the costa. The wingspan is about 1 cm.
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. 217, No. 76.
Lepidoptera legacy of the summer that was 2010/11,
Issue 61 (June 2011), pp. 18-20,
Butterflies and Other Invertebrates Club.
Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art,
LeapFrogOz, Kuranda, 2015, p. 113.
(updated 7 March 2011)