(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 are pale brown, each with a dark triangular patch near the middle of the costa, joined by a dark streak to the middle of the margin. The hindwings are plain pale brown. 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), pp. 209-210, No. 49.
(written 4 May 2019)