(one synonym : Phalaenoides kuhni Rothschild, 1900)
AGARISTINAE, NOCTUIDAE, NOCTUOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Buck Richardson, Kuranda, Queensland)
The adult moth of this species is dark brown, with a broad white stripe on each forewing, and a white patch at the base of each hindwing. The abdomen is yellow with narrow black bands, and has a white dorsal patch near the thorax. The moths have a wingspan of about 3 cms.
This species has been found in:
Further reading :
Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art,
LeapFrogOz, Kuranda, 2015, p. 123.
Catalogue of Lepidoptera Heterocera,
List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum,
Part 31, Supplement (1864), pp. 208-209.
(updated 21 February 2010)