(one synonym : Ariathisa ophiosema Turner, 1911)
ACRONICTINAE2, NOCTUIDAE, NOCTUOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Donald Hobern, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory)
The adult moth of this species has dark brown patterned forewings each with a small white crescent near the middle. The wingspan is about 4 cms.
The species has been found in:
Further reading :
Peter Marriott & Marilyn Hewish,
Moths of Victoria - Part 9,
Cutworms and Allies - NOCTUOIDEA (C),
Entomological Society of Victoria, 2020, pp. 20-21.
Catalogue of Lepidoptera Heterocera,
List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum,
Part 11 (1857), p. 599, No. 95.
(updated 12 April 2013, 17 September 2013, 6 April 2019, 20 December 2020)