(one synonym : Eustrotia thermozona Hampson, 1910)
ACONTIINAE, EREBIDAE, NOCTUOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Buck Richardson, Kuranda, Queensland)
Tha Caterpillars of this species have been found feeding in
This adult moth has white forewings, each with two broad brown bands. The hindwings are pale brown darkening toward the margins.
The underside is a patchy brown.
The moth has a wing span of about 2 cms.
The species has been found in
and in Australia in
Further reading :
Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art,
LeapFrogOz, Kuranda, 2015, p. 117.
Pieter Cornelius Tobias Snellen,
Nieuwe Pyraliden op Celebes gevonden,
Tijdschrift voor Entomologie,
Volume 23 (1880), pp. 57-58, No. 27, and also Plate 5, Fig. 2.
(updated 9 August 2011, 7 November 2018, 30 August 2020)