(formerly known as Proteuxoa atmoscopa)
AMPHIPYRINAE, NOCTUIDAE, NOCTUOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of the Photography Group, Centre for Biodiversity Genomics, University of Guelph)
The adult moth of this species has streaky brown and grey forewings each with variable dark markings including a dark crescent around a pale spot. The hindwings are pale brown. The wingspan is about 2.5 cms.
The species has been found in:
Further reading :
Oswald B. Lower,
Descriptions of new genera and species of Australian Lepidoptera,
Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia,
Volume 26 (1902), p. 223.
Peter Marriott & Marilyn Hewish,
Moths of Victoria - Part 9,
Cutworms and Allies - NOCTUOIDEA (C),
Entomological Society of Victoria, 2020, pp. 22-23.
(written 8 January 2021)