(one synonym : Nitocris exundans Guenée, 1868)
ACRONICTINAE2, NOCTUIDAE, NOCTUOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of CSIRO/BIO Photography Group, Centre for Biodiversity Genomics, University of Guelph)
The forewings of the adult moth each have a pattern of dark brown, including a comma-shaped mark near the middle, and a pale irregular band along the margin. The hindwings are also brown, fading toward the bases, with dark veins. The wingspan is about 4 cms.
The species occurs in Australia, including:
Further reading :
George Francis Hampson,
Catalogue of Noctuidae in the British Museum,
Catalogue of Lepidoptera Phalaenae in the British Museum,
Volume 8 (1909), p. 377, No. 4034, and also Plate 131, fig. 14.
Peter Marriott & Marilyn Hewish,
Moths of Victoria - Part 9,
Cutworms and Allies - NOCTUOIDEA (C),
Entomological Society of Victoria, 2020, pp. 20-21.
Catalogue of Lepidoptera Heterocera,
List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum,
Part 33, Supplement part 3 (1865), p. 741.
(updated 22 October 2011, 17 June 2018, 22 August 2019, 24 December 2020)