(one synonym: Hypsa aequalis Walker, 1864)
AGANAIDAE , NOCTUOIDEA
(Specimen: courtesy of the Macleay Museum, University of Sydney)
This moth has brown forewings, each with two white patches. The hindwings are plain yellow. The wingspan is about 5 cms.
The species is found in Australiasia, including
and in Australia including
Further reading :
Jean-Baptiste Alphonse Dechauffour de Boisduval,
Faune Entomologique de L'Ocean Pacifique,
Voyage de Decouvertes de la Corvette l'Astrolabe,
Division 7, Volume 1 (1832), p. 252, and also Plate 5, fig. 2.
Catalogue of Lepidoptera Heterocera,
List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum,
Part 31 (1864), pp. 214-215.
(updated 22 April 2013, 3 March 2015)