(formerly known as Hypocala pratti)
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 brown patterned forewings, each including a large central pale patch containing a dark spot in the middle. The hindwings are pale yellow each with dark band around the margin interrupted by a small white patch. The wingspan is about 4 cms.
The species occurs in
as well as in Australia in
Further reading :
George Thomas Bethune-Baker,
New Noctuidae from British New Guinea,
Volume 13 (1906), pp. 249-250, No. 183.
Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art,
LeapFrogOz, Kuranda, 2015, p. 123.
(written 17 May 2016)