(one synonym : Leocyma apicalis Snellen, 1880)
AMPHIPYRINAE, NOCTUIDAE, NOCTUOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Graeme Cocks, Townsville, Queensland)
The adult moth of this species is basically brown.
Some specimens have a white spot near the wingtip of each forewing.
The undersides of the wings are fawn, and some specimens have big a yellow patch under each forewing by the base. The wingspan is about 3 cms.
The species occurs in Asia, including
and in Australia in:
Further reading :
Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art,
LeapFrogOz, Kuranda, 2015, p. 120.
List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum,
Part 15 (1858), p. 1667.
(updated 5 August 2012)