(one synonym : Caradrina austera Turner, 1920)
ACRONICTINAE2, NOCTUIDAE, NOCTUOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Ian McMillan, Imbil, Queensland)
The adult moth of this species is grey, with a pale head, dark thorax, forewings, each with several dark chevron markings, and a dark-edged pale brown comma mark. The hindwings are shiny pale grey, darkening toward the margins. The wingspan is about 4 cms.
The species has been found in eastern Australia, including:
Further reading :
in Boisduval & Guenée : Histoire naturelle des insectes; spécies général des lépidoptères,
Volume 9, Part 5 (1852), p. 273, No. 438-D.
Peter Marriott & Marilyn Hewish,
Moths of Victoria - Part 9,
Cutworms and Allies - NOCTUOIDEA (C),
Entomological Society of Victoria, 2020, pp. 18-19.
(updated 20 July 2010, 20 April 2018, 22 December 2020)