(previously known as Hadena trichroma)
ACRONICTINAE, NOCTUIDAE, NOCTUOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Donald Hobern, Lamington National Park, Queensland)
The forewings of the adult moth have a pattern of black, white, and green. The green fades to brown in museum specimens. The hind wings are dark grey-brown, fading toward the bases, with dark veins. The wingspan is about 3 cms.
The species has been found in Australia in:
Further reading :
Descriptions of new Australian Lepidoptera,
Transactions of the Entomological Society of London,
1902, pp. 26-27.
(updated 29 October 2011, 24 January 2023)