(erroneously known as Eumichtis mesophoea)
ACRONICTINAE, NOCTUIDAE, NOCTUOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Cathy Powers, Brisbane Ranges, Victoria)
The adult moths of this species have forewings that each have a pattern of light and dark brown, including three incomplete dark sub-costal bars.
The hindwings are brown, each crossed by one or two vague broad dark arcs. The wingspan is about 3.5 cms.
The species occurs in :
Further reading :
George F. Hampson,
Catalogue of the Lepidoptera Phalaenae in the British Museum,
Volume 6 (1906), p. 343, No. 2513, and also Plate 104, fig. 15.
Peter Marriott & Marilyn Hewish,
Moths of Victoria - Part 9,
Cutworms and Allies - NOCTUOIDEA (C),
Entomological Society of Victoria, 2020, pp. 10-11.
(updated 21 October 2011, 25 September 2019, 12 December 2020, 25 May 2021)