(previously known as Thalpochares pectorora)
ACONTIINAE, NOCTUIDAE, NOCTUOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Buck Richardson, Kuranda, Queensland)
The adult moth of this species has pale lavender-brown wings. The forewings each have a large irregular dark blotch near the margin. The hindwings each have a similar but much darker blotch. The wingspan is about 2 cms.
The species has been found in Australia in
Further reading :
Lepidoptera legacy of the summer that was 2010/11,
Butterflies and Other Invertebrates Club,
Issue 61 (June 2011), pp. 18-20,
Thomas P. Lucas,
Australian Lepidoptera : thirty new species,
Transactions of the Natural History Society of Queensland,
Volume 1 (1895), p. 109.
Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art,
LeapFrogOz, Kuranda, 2015, p. 112.
(updated 3 February 2010, 3 June 2017, 30 August 2021)