(formerly known as Proteuxoa flexirena)
AMPHIPYRINAE, NOCTUIDAE, NOCTUOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Donald Hobern, Aranda, Australian Capital Territory)
The adult moth of this species has light and dark brown patterned forewings, each with a dark comma mark. The hindwings are pale brown. The wingspan is about 4 cms.
The species has been found in:
Further reading :
Bobbie Hitchcock, Edward Edwards, and Andrew Mitchell,
Integrating dots and spots with COI sequence data reinstates Thoracolopha Turner, 1939 (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae), for 13 Australian species formerly in Proteuxoa Hampson, 1903,
Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art,
LeapFrogOz, Kuranda, 2015, p. 120.
Catalogue of Lepidoptera Heterocera,
List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum,
Part 32, Supplement part 2 (1865), p. 673.
(updated 12 April 2013, 27 June 2018)