(previously known as Phalaenoides centralis)
AGARISTINAE, NOCTUIDAE, NOCTUOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Graeme Cocks, Townsville, Queensland)
The adult moths of this species have black wings with three spots of different sizes on each forewing, and sometimes one prominent spot on each hindwing. The moths have a wingspan of about 5 cms.
The species is found in Australia in
Further reading :
At the Light Trap: Records of daytime flying moths (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae: Agaristinae) and the genus Donuca (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae: Catocalinae),
Issue 55 (December 2009), pp. 24-27,
Butterflies and Other Invertebrates Club.
Lionel Walter Rothschild,
Volume 3, Part 3 (1896), pp. 326-327, No. 14.
(written 25 November 2012, updated 29 August 2021)