(formerly known as Proteuxoa nycteris)
ACRONICTINAE2, NOCTUIDAE, NOCTUOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Andrew Mitchell, Australian Museum)
The adult moth of this species has brown forewings each with variable dark markings including a vague outlined crescent containing a vague dark 'L' shape which contains a pale spot. The hindwings are pale brown. The wingspan is about 3.5 cms.
The species has been found in:
Further reading :
Bobbie Hitchcock, Edward Edwards, & Andrew Mitchell,
Integrating dots and spots with COI sequence data reinstates Thoracolopha Turner, 1939 (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae), for 13 Australian species formerly in Proteuxoa Hampson, 1903
Austral Entomology, 2 October 2017.
A. Jefferis Turner,
New Australian Lepidoptera of the families Noctuidae and Pyralidae,
Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia,
Volume 32 (1908), p. 60.
(written 7 March 2019, updated 22 December 2020)