(previously known as Agarista ardescens)
AGARISTINAE , NOCTUIDAE , NOCTUOIDEA
Photo: courtesy of Buck Richardson, from
Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art
The adult moth of this species is dark brown, with white bars on the forewings and a white spots around the margin of each hindwing. The moths have a wingspan of about 4 cms.
This species has been found in
Further reading :
Arthur G. Butler,
On new Species of Lepidoptera recently added to the Collection of the British Museum,
The Annals and Magazine of Natural History,
Series 5, Volume 14 (1884), p. 405, No. 6.
Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art,
LeapFrogOz, Kuranda, 2015, p. 123.
Paul Zborowski and Ted Edwards,
A Guide to Australian Moths, CSIRO Publishing, 2007, p. 191.
(updated 21 February 2009, 20 July 2015)