(one synonym is Caradrina amathodes Lower, 1908)
ACRONICTINAE2, NOCTUIDAE, NOCTUOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of CSIRO/BIO Photography Group, Centre for Biodiversity Genomics, University of Guelph)
The adult moth of this species has pale brown forewings each with nearly imperceptible markings, sometimes including a dark wavy serrated submarginal line. The hindwings are pale brown. The wingspan is about 3 cms.
The species has been found in
This species was originally thought to be a subspecies of Proteuxoa crypsicharis.
Further reading :
Oswald B. Lower,
Descriptions of new Australian Lepidoptera,
Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
Volume 26 (1901), p. 654-655.
Peter Marriott & Marilyn Hewish,
Moths of Victoria - Part 9,
Cutworms and Allies - NOCTUOIDEA (C),
Entomological Society of Victoria, 2020, pp. 14-15.
(written 5 January 2021)