ACRONICTINAE1, NOCTUIDAE, NOCTUOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Buck Richardson, Kuranda, Queensland)
The adult moth of this species is has green forewings with dark brown markings on them, and orange hindwings. The wingspan is about 3 cms.
The species occurs in
Further reading :
Ian F.B. Common,
Moths of Australia, Melbourne University Press, 1990, pl. 22.6, p. 461.
Ian W.B. Nye,
Noctuidae, Agaristidae, and Nolidae,
The Generic Names of Moths of the World,
London : British Museum (Natural History) Vol. 1 (1975), p. 359.
Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art,
LeapFrogOz, Kuranda, 2015, p. 120.
(updated 31 August 2010, 26 February 2016, 17 November 2019)