(one synonym : Thalpochares rubicosa Snellen, 1880)
ACONTIINAE , NOCTUIDAE , NOCTUOIDEA
Photo: courtesy of Buck Richardson, from
Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art
The caterpillars of this species attack the flowers of various fruits, including
The adult moth has pale brown wings, with a prominent dark line across each one. The wingspan is about 2 cms.
The species is found across south east Asia, including:
as well as in Australia in
Further reading :
Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art,
LeapFrogOz, Kuranda, 2015, p. 113.
Catalogue of the Lepidopterous Insects collected at Sarawak, in Borneo, by Mr. A.R. Wallace, with descriptions of new species (continued),
Journal of the Linnean Society of London,
Volume 7 (1864), p. 58, No. 292.
(updated 10 August 2013)