(one synonym : Micraeschus diacaustus Turner, 1902)
ACONTIINAE, EREBIDAE, NOCTUOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Ian McMillan, Imbil, Queensland)
The adult moth of this species has pale brown forewings, each with pale patches, a yellowish wingtip, and a white spot near the middle. The hindwings are plain brown. Each forewing wingtip is strongly rounded into a hook, and there is a cusp on each forewing margin. The wingspan is about 1.5 cms.
The species has been found in
Further reading :
Thomas P. Lucas,
Australian Lepidoptera : thirty new species,
Transactions of the Natural History Society of Queensland,
Volume 1 (1895), pp. 109-110.
(written 19 October 2014, updated 3 June 2017)