(one synonym : Acronycta anceps Turner, 1944)
ACRONICTINAE2, NOCTUIDAE, NOCTUOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of CSIRO/BIO Photography Group, Centre for Biodiversity Genomics, University of Guelph)
The forewings of the adult moth each have a complex pattern of light and dark greyish brown. The hindwings are white with broad dark brown margins, and with dark veins. 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), p. 197, No. 15.
George Francis Hampson,
Catalogue of Noctuidae in the British Museum,
Catalogue of Lepidoptera Phalaenae in the British Museum,
Volume 7 (1908), p. 65, No. 2801, and also Plate 109, fig. 12.
(updated 24 October 2011)