(previously known as Hadena mniochlora)
ACRONICTINAE1, NOCTUIDAE, NOCTUOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of CSIRO/BIO Photography Group, Centre for Biodiversity Genomics, University of Guelph)
The forewings of the adult moth have a pattern of green, and light and dark brown, including a pale submarginal band containing a row of white-edged chevrons. The hindwings are brown, each sometimes with a vague dark patch near the costa, and/or a vague submarginal dark band. The green fades to brown in old speciens. The wingspan is about 4 cms.
The species occurs in
as well as in Australia in:
Further reading :
On some Lepidoptera from New Guinea.,
Transactions of the Entomological Society of London,
1889, p. 469, No. 39.
(updated 27 October 2011)