(one synonym : Nyctemera mckieana T.P.Lucas, 1898)
ARCTIINAE, ARCTIIDAE, NOCTUOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Buck Richardson, Kuranda, Queensland)
The adult moth of this species is dark brown with some white spots and a white bar across each forewing, and a large white basal patch on each hindwing. The moth has a wingspan of about 4 cms.
The species is found in
Further reading :
Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art,
LeapFrogOz, Kuranda, 2015, p. 18.
Sphinges and Bombyces,
Catalogue of eastern and Australian Lepidoptera Heterocera in the collection of the Oxford University Museum,
Clarendon Press, Part 1 (1892), p. 145, No. 676, and also Plate 5, Fig. 15.
(updated 18 June 2008, 28 March 2015)