(previously known as Lasiosceles pratti)
ACRONICTINAE2, NOCTUIDAE, NOCTUOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of CSIRO/BIO Photography Group, Centre for Biodiversity Genomics, University of Guelph)
The forewings of the adult moth have a complex pattern of white lines and shades of greyish brown. The hindwings have brown margins with dark veins. The wingspan is about 4 cms.
The species occurs in :
as well as in Australia in
Further reading :
George Thomas Bethune-Baker,
New Noctuidae from British New Guinea,
Volume 13 (1906), p. 205, No. 37.
George Francis Hampson,
Catalogue of Noctuidae in the British Museum,
Catalogue of Lepidoptera Phalaenae in the British Museum,
Volume 7 (1908), p. 527, No. 3392, and also Plate 120, fig. 27.
(updated 24 October 2011, 20 August 2019)