ACONTIINAE, EREBIDAE, NOCTUOIDEA
Photo: courtesy of Buck Richardson, from
Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art
The adult moths of this species have brown forewings, each with various markings, including a dark band across the middle containung some very dark spots, and a reddish area extending to the margin, these separated from each other by two wavy pale lines.
The hindwings are plain brown. The wingspan is about 2 cms.
The species is found in Asia, including:
and in Australia in:
Further reading :
Moths of Victoria - Part 8,
Night Moths and Allies - NOCTUOIDEA(B),
Entomological Society of Victoria, 2017, pp. 26-27.
Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art,
LeapFrogOz, Kuranda, 2015, p. 118.
Catalogue of Lepidoptera Heterocera,
List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum,
Part 32, Supplement 2 (1865), p. 685.
(updated 14 August 2009, 8 September 2019)