AGARISTINAE, NOCTUIDAE, NOCTUOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of CSIRO/BIO Photography Group, Centre for Biodiversity Genomics, University of Guelph)
The adult moth of this species has streaky brown forewings, each with a vague darker reddish mark near the middle, and a dark sub-hindmarginal streak. The hindwings are yellow with broad black margins. The head and thorax are brown, and most of the abdomen is yellow. The forewings have serrated margins, and a concave hindmargin. The hindwings have scalloped margins. The wingspan is about 4 cms.
The species occurs in Australia in
Further reading :
A. Jefferis Turner,
New species of Lepidoptera from the Barnard collection. No. 2,
Memoirs of the Queensland Museum,
Volume 12, Part 2 (1943), p. 116.
(written 8 June 2019)