(formerly known as Agrotis amaurodes)
ACRONICTINAE2, NOCTUIDAE, NOCTUOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Cathy Powers, Ocean Grove Nature Reserve, Victoria)
The adult moth of this species has grey or brown forewings each with wavy patterns, some white spots, and a dark blurred sickle shape. The hindwings are off-white shading to grey at the margins. The wingspan is about 4 cms.
The species has been found in
Further reading :
Oswald B. Lower,
Descriptions of new Australian Lepidoptera,
Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
Volume 26 (1901), p. 642.
Peter Marriott & Marilyn Hewish,
Moths of Victoria - Part 9,
Cutworms and Allies - NOCTUOIDEA (C),
Entomological Society of Victoria, 2020, pp. 14-15.
(written 6 January 2017, updated 30 June 2018, 20 December 2020)