(previously known as Euplexia adamantina)
ACRONICTINAE2, NOCTUIDAE, NOCTUOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of CSIRO/BIO Photography Group, Centre for Biodiversity Genomics, University of Guelph)
The forewings of the adult moth are dark brown each with pale sinuous bands and a pale blob in the middle. The hindwings are brown fading slightly toward the bases. The wingspan is about 4 cms.
The species occurs in :
Further reading :
George Francis Hampson,
Catalogue of Noctuidae in the British Museum,
Catalogue of Lepidoptera Phalaenae in the British Museum,
Volume 7 (1908), p. 247, No. 3033, and also Plate 114, fig. 16.
Peter Marriott & Marilyn Hewish,
Moths of Victoria - Part 9,
Cutworms and Allies - NOCTUOIDEA (C),
Entomological Society of Victoria, 2020, pp. 10-11.
A. Jefferis Turner,
New Australian Lepidoptera, with synonymic and other notes,
Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia,
Volume 30 (1906), p. 120.
(updated 30 October 2011, 21 August 2019, 12 December 2020)