(previously known as Euplexia leucostigma)
AMPHIPYRINAE, NOCTUIDAE, NOCTUOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Donald Hobern, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory)
The adult moth of this species has brown forewings each with a subtle pattern including a large pale partial spiral near the middle. The hindwings are brown, paler at the bases. The wingspan is about 3 cms.
The species has been found in:
Further reading :
George Francis Hampson,
Catalogue of Noctuidae in the British Museum,
Catalogue of Lepidoptera Phalaenae in the British Museum,
Volume 7 (1908), p. 249, No. 3037, and also Plate 114, fig. 20.
Moths of Victoria - Part 8,
Night Moths and Allies - NOCTUOIDEA(B),
Entomological Society of Victoria, 2017, pp. 30-31.
A. Jefferis Turner,
New genera and species of Lepidoptera belonging to the family Noctuidae.,
Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
Volume 27 (1902), pp. 82-83.
(updated 18 November 2011, 10 April 2017)