(erroneously known as Thalatha byrochlora)
ACRONICTINAE, NOCTUIDAE, NOCTUOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Donald Hobern, Lamington National Park, Queensland)
The forewings of the adult moth have a pattern of brown, white, and green.
The green fades to brown in museum specimens. The hind wings are dark grey-brown, fading toward the bases. The wingspan is about 3.5 cms.
The species has been found in Australia in:
Further reading :
George Francis Hampson,
Catalogue of Lepidoptera Phalænæ in the British Museum,
Volume 7 (1908), pp. 139-140 No. 2884, and also Plate CXI, figure 6.
Descriptions of new Lepidoptera from Australia and New Zealand,
Transactions of the Entomological Society of London,
1897, p. 371.
(updated 29 October 2011, 15 June 2019, 20 January 2021)