(formerly known as Zagira polycesta)
ACONTIINAE, EREBIDAE, NOCTUOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of CSIRO/BIO Photography Group, Centre for Biodiversity Genomics, University of Guelph)
The adult moth has pale brown wings, each with a pattern including a pale grey stripe along the costa, a complex grey patch by the tornus, and several pale scalloped transverse lines. All the wing margins are slightly scalloped. The wingspan is about 2.5 cms.
This species has been found in Australia in
Further reading :
A. Jefferis Turner,
New genera and species of Lepidoptera belonging to the family Noctuidae,
Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
Volume 27 (1902), p. 120.
(written 8 May 2019, updated 29 August 2020)