(previously: Acronycta psorallina)
ACRONICTINAE1, NOCTUIDAE, NOCTUOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Buck Richardson, Kuranda, Queensland)
The adult moth of this species is has green and grey forewings with dark markings, including a prominent dark patch midway along the costa. There is also a small red mark near the base.
The hindwings are pale brown, fading to white at the base. The wingspan is about 3 cms.
The species occurs in
Further reading :
Oswald B. Lower,
Descriptions of New Australian Noctuina, etc,
Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia,
Volume 27 (1903), p. 31.
Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art,
LeapFrogOz, Kuranda, 2015, p. 119.
(updated 11 August 2012)