Pale O-X Moth
ACRONICTINAE2, NOCTUIDAE, NOCTUOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Donald Hobern, Aranda, Australian Capital Territory)
The adult moth of this species has pale brown patterned forewings, and even paler hindwings. The wingspan is about 2 cms.
The species has been found in the dryer areas of Australia, including :
Further reading :
Ian F.B. Common,
Moths of Australia,
Melbourne University Press 1990, fig. 49.8, p. 462.
Peter Marriott & Marilyn Hewish,
Moths of Victoria - Part 9,
Cutworms and Allies - NOCTUOIDEA (C),
Entomological Society of Victoria, 2020, pp. 12-13.
Descriptions of new Lepidoptera from Australia and New Zealand,
Transactions of The Entomological Society of London,
Volume 1897, p. 369.
(updated 11 April 2013, 10 December 2019, 19 December 2020)