(one synonym: Euplexia chloeropis Turner, 1904)
ACRONICTINAE2, NOCTUIDAE, NOCTUOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of CSIRO/BIO Photography Group, Centre for Biodiversity Genomics, University of Guelph)
The forewings of the adult moth have a pattern of light and dark brown, including a pale area by each wingtip. The hind wings are dark brown, fading toward the bases, with dark veins. The wingspan is about 4 cms.
The species occurs in Australia, including:
Further reading :
George Francis Hampson,
Catalogue of Noctuidae in the British Museum,
Catalogue of Lepidoptera Phalaenae in the British Museum,
Volume 7 (1908), p. 20, No. 2748, and also Plate 108, fig. 9.
A. Jefferis Turner,
New genera and species of Lepidoptera belonging to the family Noctuidae,
Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
Volume 27 (1902), p. 85.
(updated 22 October 2011, 22 August 2019)