(one synonym : Oruza pratti Bethune-Baker, 1906)
ACONTIINAE, EREBIDAE, NOCTUOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Buck Richardson, Kuranda, Queensland)
The adult moth of this species has brown wings. The forewings each have a pale area along the costa which extends across the thorax. The wings have a bulge along the margin, and a hooked wingtip. The wingspan is about 2 cms.
The species is found in eastern Asia, including
as well as in Australia in
Further reading :
Die Lepidopterenfauna des Bismarck-Archipels. (2). Die Nachtfalter,
Volume 12, Part 29 (1900), p. 85, No. 153.
Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art,
LeapFrogOz, Kuranda, 2015, pp. 117-118, (listed as Oruza stragulata).
(updated 12 March 2011)