ACRONICTINAE2, NOCTUIDAE, NOCTUOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of the Photography Group, Centre for Biodiversity Genomics, University of Guelph)
The forewings of the adult moth are pale grey, each with a pattern of dark markings, including a dark boomerang, sometimes outlined with white, near the middle. The hindwings are fawn, darkening at the margins, with dark veins. The wingspan is about 3.5 cms.
The species has been found in Australia in:
Further reading :
Peter Marriott & Marilyn Hewish,
Moths of Victoria - Part 9,
Cutworms and Allies - NOCTUOIDEA (C),
Entomological Society of Victoria, 2020, pp. 18-19.
A. Jefferis Turner,
New Australian Lepidoptera of the families Noctuidae and Pyralidae,
Transactions and Proceedings and Report of the Royal Society of South Australia,
Volume 32 (1908), p. 56.
(written 7 January 2021)