(previously known as Anophia olivescens)
ACRONICTINAE, NOCTUIDAE, NOCTUOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Graeme Cocks, Townsville, Queensland)
The adult moth of this species has forewings which have subtle pattern of light and dark brown, each forewing having a pair of short orange streaks near the middle. Each hindwing is black with a white basal area, white tornus and termen. The wingspan is about 3 cms.
The species has been found in Australia in
Further reading :
in Boisduval & Guenée:
Histoire Naturelle des Insectes; Spécies Général des Lépidoptères,
Volume 9, Part 7 (1852), p. 48, No. 1379.
Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art,
LeapFrogOz, Kuranda, 2015, p. 119.
(updated 19 August 2012)