(formerly known as Aedia melas)
ACRONICTINAE, NOCTUIDAE, NOCTUOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of CSIRO/BIO Photography Group, Centre for Biodiversity Genomics, University of Guelph)
The forewings of the adult moth each have a complex brown pattern, including a complex pale patch near the middle, and a rusty-reddish area nearer the wing-tip. The hindwings are off-white with broad dark margins. The wingspan is about 4 cms.
The species has been found in
as well as in Australia in:
Further reading :
George Thomas Bethune-Baker,
New Noctuidae from British New Guinea,
Volume 13 (1906), p. 254, No. 196.
(written 4 May 2019)