(one synonym : Tarache micrastis Lower, 1903)
AMPHIPYRINAE, NOCTUIDAE, NOCTUOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Cathy Powers, Brisbane Ranges, Victoria)
The adult moth of this species has dark brown forewings each with a white-edged orange dumbell near the middle. The hindwings are grey. The wingspan is about 1.5 cms.
The species has been found in
Further reading :
Oswald B. Lower,
Descriptions of New Australian Noctuina, etc.,
Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia,
Volume 27 (1903), p. 33.
Descriptions of new Eastern and Australian Heterocera,
The Annals and Magazine of Natural History,
Series 7, Volume 9 (1902), pp. 421-422.
(written 4 January 2017)