(formerly known as Caradrina cryphaea)
AMPHIPYRINAE, NOCTUIDAE, NOCTUOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of CSIRO/BIO Photography Group, Centre for Biodiversity Genomics, University of Guelph)
The forewings of the adult moth are brown with a pattern of dark zigzag lines. The hindwings are pale brown, darkening at the wing-tips, with dark veins. The wingspan is about 2 cms.
The species occurs in Australia, including:
Further reading :
Peter Marriott & Marilyn Hewish,
Moths of Victoria - Part 9,
Cutworms and Allies - NOCTUOIDEA (C),
Entomological Society of Victoria, 2020, pp. 20-21.
A. Jefferis Turner,
New Australian Lepidoptera of the families Noctuidae and Pyralidae,
Transactions and Proceedings of the Royal Society of South Australia,
Volume 32 (1908), p. 58.
(written 28 December 2020)