(previously known as Caradrina euchroa)
AMPHIPYRINAE, NOCTUIDAE, NOCTUOIDEA
female, drawing by George Francis Hampson, listed as Ariathisa euchroa,
Catalogue of Lepidoptera Phalænæ in the British Museum,
Noctuidæ, Volume VIII (1909), Plate CXXXI, fig. 25,
image courtesy of Biodiversity Heritage Library, digitized by Ernst Mayr Library, Harvard University.
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 2.5 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. 4048, and also Plate 131, fig. 25.
Oswald B. Lower,
New Species of Australian Lepidoptera,
Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
Volume 26 (1902), pp. 653-654.
(created 13 February 2012)