(formerly known as Proteuxoa spilocrossa)
AMPHIPYRINAE, NOCTUIDAE, NOCTUOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of the Photography Group, Centre for Biodiversity Genomics, University of Guelph)
The adult moth of this species has brown forewings each with variable dark markings including a dark crescent. The hindwings are pale brown. The wingspan is about 2.5 cms.
The species has been found in:
Further reading :
Bobbie Hitchcock, Edward Edwards, & Andrew Mitchell,
Integrating dots and spots with COI sequence data reinstates Thoracolopha Turner, 1939 (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae), for 13 Australian species formerly in Proteuxoa Hampson, 1903
Austral Entomology, 2 October 2017.
A. Jefferis Turner,
Studies in Australian Lepidoptera,
Proceedings of the Royal Society of Queensland,
Volume 27 (1915), p. 22.
(written 6 December 2020)