(one synonym : Micraeschus curvifascia Warren, 1913)
ACONTIINAE, EREBIDAE, NOCTUOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of CSIRO/BIO Photography Group, Centre for Biodiversity Genomics, University of Guelph)
The adult moth has pale brown forewings suffused with lilac, each with a pattern including dark-edged areas at the base, along the costa, and along the margin. The forewings each have a recurved tip and an angular margin. All the wing margins are slightly scalloped. The wingspan is about 2.5 cms.
This species has been found in
as well as in Australia in
Further reading :
Noctuiform Phalaenae: Erastrianae,
in Adalbert Seitz (ed.): The Macrolepidoptera of the World,
Volume 11: The Macrolepidoptera of the Indo-Australian Fauna,
Stuttgart : Alfred Kernen Verlag (1913), p. 207, and also Plate 24, row a, items 2, 3..
(written 8 May 2019)