(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 has dark brown forewings, each with a pattern of off-white bars and spots, and rusty brown marks running parallel to the hind margins. The hindwings are dark brown with chequered margins. 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, 7 March 2021)