(one synonym : Prospalta ochreata Warren, 1937)
AMPHIPYRINAE, NOCTUIDAE, NOCTUOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Donald Hobern, Aranda, Australian Capital Territory)
The adult moth has buff coloured forewings speckled with dark brown, with an pale kidney shaped mark near the centre of each forewing. The hindwings are uniformly brown with dark veins. The moth has a wingspan of about 3 cms.
The undersides of the forewings are dark grey, fading towards the hind margins. The undersides of the hindwings are plain pale grey.
The species occurs in
and also in Australia in
Further reading :
George Thomas Bethune-Baker,
New Noctuidae from British New Guinea,
Volume 13 (1906), p. 194, No. 7.
(updated 11 April 2013, 29 January 2018)