(one synonym : Miana lucasii Butler, 1882)
ACRONICTINAE2, NOCTUIDAE, NOCTUOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Jenny Holmes, Victoria)
The adult moth of this species has light and dark brown patterned forewings, each with a dark-edged white boomerang mark near the middle, and some orange streaks. The hindwings are pale brown, each with a vague dark spot near the middle. The wingspan is about 4 cms.
The species has been found in:
Further reading :
Peter B. McQuillan, Jan A. Forrest, David Keane, & Roger Grund,
Caterpillars, moths, and their plants of Southern Australia,
Butterfly Conservation South Australia Inc., Adelaide (2019), p. 164.
Peter Marriott & Marilyn Hewish,
Moths of Victoria - Part 9,
Cutworms and Allies - NOCTUOIDEA (C),
Entomological Society of Victoria, 2020, pp. 18-19.
Catalogue of Lepidoptera Heterocera,
List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum,
Part 12 (1857), p. 268, No. 22.
(updated 1 July 2010, 22 August 2019, 31 December 2020)