(one synonym : Aegocera cornigora Jordan, 1912)
AGARISTINAE , NOCTUIDAE , NOCTUOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Graeme Cocks, Townsville, Queensland)
The adult moths of this species have dark brown and white forewings. The hindwings are each yellow with a broad brown margin and a brown spot in the middle. The moths have a wingspan of about 3 cms.
The species is found along the eastern side of Australia, including
Further reading :
Ian F.B. Common,
Moths of Australia, Melbourne University Press, 1990, l. 22.13, p. 463.
Arthur G. Butler,
Descriptions of 21 new genera and 103 new species of Lepidoptera-Heterocera from the Australian Region,
Transactions of the Entomological Society of London,
1886, pp. 381-382, No. 1.
Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art,
LeapFrogOz, Kuranda, 2015, p. 122.
(updated 25 November 2012)