(previously known as Bryophila metallica)
AMPHIPYRINAE, NOCTUIDAE, NOCTUOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Donald Hobern, Blackheath, New South Wales)
The adult moth of this species has green forewings which have a bold pattern. The hindwings are brown, fading at the bases. The wingspan is about 2.5 cms.
The species has been found in:
Thomas P. Lucas,
Descriptions of Queensland Lepidoptera,
Proceedings of the Royal Society of Queensland,
Volume 13 (1898), p. 72.
Paul Zborowski and Ted Edwards,
A Guide to Australian Moths,
CSIRO Publishing, 2007, p. 17.
(updated 14 April 2013)