(previously known as Lycauges postvittata)
ACONTIINAE, EREBIDAE, NOCTUOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Buck Richardson, Kuranda, Queensland)
The adult moth of this species has brown wings. The forewings each have a white line along the costa. The hindwings each have a black and white transverse line, and a black mark at the wingtip. The wingspan is about 2 cms.
The species is found across south-east Asia, including
and also in Australia, including
Further reading :
The Lepidoptera of Ceylon,
L. Reeve, London, Volume 3 (1887), p. 456, and also Plate 201, Fig. 12.
(updated 23 June 2011)