(previously known as Caradrina oxygona)
ACRONICTINAE2, NOCTUIDAE, NOCTUOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Donald Hobern, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory)
The adult moth of this species has forewings boldly patterned in white, fawn, grey, and black, each with a white and yellow crescent near the middle. The wingspan is about 3 cms.
The species has been found in:
Further reading :
Oswald B. Lower,
New Species of Australian Lepidoptera,
Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
Volume 26 (1902), p. 651.
Peter Marriott & Marilyn Hewish,
Moths of Victoria - Part 9,
Cutworms and Allies - NOCTUOIDEA (C),
Entomological Society of Victoria, 2020, pp. 18-19.
(updated 2 July 2010, 22 August 2019, 23 December 2020)