(previously known as Prometopus petrodora)
ACRONICTINAE, 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 light and dark brown. The hind wings are pale brown, with dark veins. The wingspan is about 3.5 cms.
The species occurs in Australia, including:
George Francis Hampson,
Catalogue of Noctuidae in the British Museum,
Catalogue of Lepidoptera Phalaenae in the British Museum,
Volume 8 (1909), p. 381, No. 4034, and also Plate 131, fig. 19.
Oswald B. Lower,
New Species of Australian Lepidoptera,
Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
Volume 26 (1902), pp. 647-648.
(written 8 January 2012, updated 22 August 2019)