(previously known as Eublemma rubra)
ACONTIINAE, NOCTUIDAE, NOCTUOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Buck Richardson, Kuranda, Queensland)
The adult moth of this species has pale brown wings. The forewings each have some sinuous white shading along the costa, and two black-edged transverse wavy lines. The hindwings each have similar but with fewer white markings. The wingspan is about 2 cms.
The species has been found across south-east Asia, including:
as well as in Australia in
Further reading :
George F. Hampson,
Fauna of British India, Series II, Part VI: Moths of India,
Journal of the Bombay Natural History Society,
Volume 14 (1902), p. 207, No. 2130g.
Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art,
LeapFrogOz, Kuranda, 2015, p. 113.
(updated 14 February 2010, 10 January 2023)