(previously known as Thyria aroa)
ACRONICTINAE2, NOCTUIDAE, NOCTUOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of CSIRO/BIO Photography Group, Centre for Biodiversity Genomics, University of Guelph)
The forewings of this adult moth have a complex pattern of greyish brown with white marks near the wingtips, and green marks near the middle. The hindwings are orange. The abdomen is orange with a tapering dark mark along the back. The wingspan is about 4 cms.
The species occurs in :
as well as in Australia in
Further reading :
George Thomas Bethune-Baker,
New Noctuidae from British New Guinea,
Volume 13 (1906), pp. 199-200, No. 22.
George Francis Hampson,
Catalogue of Noctuidae in the British Museum,
Catalogue of Lepidoptera Phalaenae in the British Museum,
Volume 7 (1908), p. 528, No. 3393, and also Plate 120, fig. 27.
(updated 24 October 2011, 20 August 2019)