(previously known as Prometopus cornuta)
AMPHIPYRINAE, NOCTUIDAE, NOCTUOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of CSIRO/BIO Photography Group, Centre for Biodiversity Genomics, University of Guelph)
The moths of this species have a complex brown pattern on each forewing, and plain pale brown hindwings with dark veins. The wingspan is about 3 cms.
This species occurs in Australia, including:
George Francis Hampson,
Catalogue of Noctuidae in the British Museum,
Catalogue of Lepidoptera Phalaenae in the British Museum,
Volume 8 (1909), p. 385, No. 4047, and also Plate 131, fig. 24.
Oswald B. Lower,
New Species of Australian Lepidoptera,
Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
Volume 26 (1902), p. 646.
(written 8 February 2012, updated 13 February 2012, 22 August 2019)