(one synonym : Cruria sthenozona Turner, 1920)
AGARISTINAE, NOCTUIDAE, NOCTUOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of CSIRO/BIO Photography Group, Centre for Biodiversity Genomics, University of Guelph)
The adult moth of this species has black forewings, each with a variety of white splotches. The hindwings are black with broad white submarginal band. The abdomen is banded in black and white, with a yellow tuft on the tip. The wingspan is about 3 cms.
The species is found in
Further reading :
Bombyces and Sphinges of the Indo-Australian Region,
in Adalbert Seitz (ed.):
The Macrolepidoptera of the World,
Stuttgart : Alfred Kernen Verlag, Volume 11 (1912), p. 14.
A. Jefferis Turner,
Revision of the Australian Noctuidae,
Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia,
Volume 44 (1920), pp. 124-125.
(written 21 December 2018)