(previously known as Caradrina maculatra)
ACRONICTINAE1, NOCTUIDAE, NOCTUOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Graeme Cocks, Townsville, Queensland)
The adult moth of this species has pale brown forewings each often with a dark mark near the middle of the margin, and several faint transverse zig-zag lines. The hindwings are white, darkening slightly at the edges. The wingspan is about 2.5 cms.
The undersides are off-white with faint shadows of the upper surface markings.
The species has been found in
Further reading :
George Francis Hampson,
Catalogue of Noctuidae in the British Museum,
Catalogue of Lepidoptera Phalaenae in the British Museum,
Volume 8 (1909), pp. 362-363, No. 4011, and also Plate 123, fig. 7.
Oswald B. Lower,
Descriptions of new Australian Lepidoptera,
Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
Volume 26 (1901), pp. 651-652.
Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art,
LeapFrogOz, Kuranda, 2015, p. 119.
(updated 22 November 2011, 22 May 2014, 1 March 2019, 30 August 2021)