(previously known as Prometopus sarcomorpha)
AMPHIPYRINAE, NOCTUIDAE, NOCTUOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Andrew Mitchell, Australian Museum)
The forewings of the adult moth each have a pattern of light and dark brown, including four zigzag transverse lines. The hind wings are brown darkening at the magins, with dark veins. The wingspan is about 2.5 cms.
The species has been found in Australia in:
Further reading :
George Francis Hampson,
Catalogue of Noctuidae in the British Museum,
Catalogue of Lepidoptera Phalaenae in the British Museum,
Volume 8 (1909), pp. 380-381, No. 4039, and also Plate 131, fig. 18.
Oswald B. Lower,
New Species of Australian Lepidoptera,
Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
Volume 26 (1901), pp. 646-647.
(written 12 December 2011, updated 22 August 2019)